Today is Memorial Day and we are bombarded with Facebook posts that ask us to take time to honor the men and women who have served our country and to not passively and disingenuously dismiss Monday as being only instrumental in allowing for a three-day weekend and an excuse to drink in excess with social … Continue reading A Hopeful Memorial
The Aesthetic Diremption
It would be in Hegelian fashion to state that the process of asking any question forces upon the world the negation of all answerable potentia that's not permitted within the scope of the original inquisition. Alas, not only does the question dictate the attitude of the response, but it also severely cuts off the … Continue reading The Aesthetic Diremption
Democracy after Trump
In 1951— while in deep introspection to the grotesque horrors of the Holocaust — Theordor Adorno stated that “there can no longer be poetry after Auschwitz” (Adorno 1952) and I cannot state or make any assertions to the efficacy of such a proclamation, but the sentiment in both its time-locked historicity and through presentism should … Continue reading Democracy after Trump
An All-Caps Explosion of Political Discourse….
This blog post is a response to the article titled An All-Caps Explosion of Feelings Regarding the Liberal Backlash Against Hillary Clinton by Courtney Enlow on the website PAJIBA.com on 2/2/16 FIRST AND FUCKING FOREMOST, COOL, YOU LIKE HILLARY AND BELIEVE THE FANTASIES OF HER BULLSHIT AND POLITICAL SLIGHT OF HAND — THAT IS YOUR PREROGATIVE. HOW … Continue reading An All-Caps Explosion of Political Discourse….
Why I Didn’t Vote
Before I go into depth explaining why I didn't vote this year, I think it would be helpful to explain why I did vote in the previous elections. I am 35 years old and I have voted in every single election since I was 18 years old, and even participated in Kid Vote when I … Continue reading Why I Didn’t Vote