E7 Its Core Is the Negation, by Alejandro de Acosta

E7 Its Core Is the Negation, by Alejandro de Acosta
Alejandro de Acosta

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“[O]ur ethics might…be defined as the provisional disorientation with which we approach our ways of living, the interminable and necessary skepticism that characterizes our thinking’s motion.

~Alejandro de Acosta

The text read this episode, the first in a trilogy of essays on nihilism by Alejandro de Acosta, is included in The Impossible, Patience: Critical Essays 2007 – 2013 published by Ardent Press and available from Little Black Cart.

Its Core Is the Negation is available to be freely downloaded, printed, and distributed, from The Anarchist Library.

Its Core Is the Negation references an essay by Duane Rousselle called After Post-Anarchism which, at the time of posting this episode, was available for download from the following site.

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E2 Anarchy & Ecstasy, by Peter Lamborn Wilson

E2 Anarchy & Ecstasy, by Peter Lamborn Wilson
Peter Lamborn Wilson

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“[F]or its delirious rhetoric, it deserves a proud place on the shelf labeled Chaos.”

~ Peter Lamborn Wilson

The text read this episode is available in Spiritual Destinations of an Anarchist, selected essays of Peter Lamborn Wilson, published 2015 by Ardent Press, an imprint of Little Black Cart, Berkeley CA

This essay was written as a response to and review of John Moore’s Anarchy & Ecstasy: Visions of Halcyon Days, originally from Aporia Press but now out of print, which you may freely access and download in a variety of formats for your use or distribution at The Anarchist Library.


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