I wish I could spend a day as one of the upholders of the noble lie, just so I can know what it’s like. It’s in a sense Platonists vs. Aristotelians: The Platonists hold justice to be higher than philosophy (truth-seeking) whereas the Aristotelians identify philosophy with justice. Justice is another way of saying theContinue reading

Leveling from the standpoint of eternity

It helps to understand the evils of leveling if you look at it in the context of the categorical imperative. Is leveling good in all times and all places? Would you will leveling for eternity? In other words, is the good of leveling a transcendent law? Take yourself out of present-day America. Pretend you’re theContinue reading “Leveling from the standpoint of eternity”

Nothing new under the Sun: What’s unique to our historical situation is that our “Nobility” (various power-nodes) consists of Levellers (they level the People). The People in my thoughtsphere are usually working on leveling them for leveling the People. “as if the safety of the People requir’d an equality of Persons” What we’ve been settingContinue reading

One way you can spin it is to say that some of us are too proud to submit to the norms enforced by these morons: In other words, we’re too autonomous. We see what they want us to believe to be the truth and the proper mode of life and we have a pride inContinue reading

I’m redacted because many of the pranks I formulate are live-options, no Ashton to step through the door to say gotcha! What I call an actual gotcha. “Noooo this is the end of history, there’s no alternative to the way things stand now.” Transferred from one digital solitary confinement cell to another to keep thisContinue reading

Do you remember the show Punk’d? It’s so stupid compared to the shit I’ve pulled. Just feeling cynical lately about the futility of sharing “pranks” when the public isn’t allowed to access them. You can’t prosper in this world unless you’re a domesticated idiot. Just want to say goodbye to humanity and leave them toContinue reading

And what does a state secret busy itself with? Naturally enough, trying to figure out what “the state” … is. They don’t want people thinking too much, especially about political ontology. Does our state provide people with security? If you believe my above line to be true you might conclude yes, too much security. IfContinue reading