Overview, Irritation Alert!

A helpful introduction to this blog is here.

The dates and titles of the essays listed below present a sort of outline of a single ongoing journey. Each posting is meant to be approached in the context provided by all the others.

116) Friday, September 8, 2017, Politics is Metaphysics (2)

115) Friday, August 25, 2017, Superego and Social Attachment

114) Wednesday, August 16, 2017, Postscript to Superego

113) Wednesday, August 9, 2017, Superego

112) Wednesday, August 2, 2017, Social Contract as Hive Mind (3)

111) Wednesday, July 26, 2017, Politics is Metaphysics

110) Wednesday, July 19, 2017, Western History

109) Wednesday, June 28, 2017, Spirituality, Time, and Ideas

108) Thursday, May 25, 2017, Found Buried in the History of Philosophy

107) Thursday, May 18, 2017, Social Contract as Hive Mind (2)

106) Wednesday May 10, 2017, Social Contract as Hive Mind (1)

105) Wednesday, April 26, 2017, Canadian Values

104) Thursday, April 6, 2017, In Plato’s Cave

103) Tuesday, March 21, 2017, Irritation Alert!

102) Monday, March 6, 2017, The Social Contract as Superego

101) Sunday, December 18, 2016, Metaphysics Matters

100) Tuesday, December 6, 2016, What’s Spiritual about Thinking?

99) Wednesday, November 2, 2016, What is Patriarchy?

98) Wednesday, August 17, 2016, Philosophy with a Whiff of Mysticism

97) Tuesday, July 19, 2016, What is Thinking?

96) Wednesday, June 22, 2016, Anarchist vs Libertarian: Varieties of Individualism

95) Thursday, June 2, 2016, Fringe Philosophy: Thinking Transcendence

94) Wednesday, May 18, 2016, Individualism and Transcendence

93) Wednesday, April 20, 2016, The Misconception of Spirituality in Platonism

92) Friday, March 25, 2016, A Pitch for Horizontal Idealism

91) Saturday, February 20, 2016, Romantic Idealism and the Mind of God

90) Monday, January 25, 2016, Freedom, Surfing, and Physics

89) Saturday, January 9, 2016, Basics of a Liberation Philosophy

88) Tuesday, December 15, 2015, Philosophical Liberation: Sociability, Embodiment, Spirituality

87) Wednesday, November 18, 2015, Embodiment and Two Spiritual Vulnerabilities

86) Wednesday, November 4, 2015, Horizontal Dualism and the Spiritual Quest

85) Wednesday, July 15, 2015, Philosophy as Critique of Orientation Within Systems of Reality

84) Wednesday, June 17, 2015, Errors and Allegories in Gnosticism

83) Thursday, June 4, 2015, The Tragedy of Romanticism: Episode One

82) Wednesday, May 20, 2015, Sovereignty and the Myth of Human Nature

81) Sunday, April 12, 2015, Being vs Freedom: Metaphysics Old and New

80) Thursday, March 12, 2015, Bottom-Up Metaphysics

79) Thursday, January 15, 2015, Two Lessons from History: Mutable Reality

78) Wednesday, December 3, 2014, Two Lessons from History: Bad News First

77) Wednesday, November 19, 2014, Of Questions and Freedom: A Paradigm Shift for Intelligent Motivation

76) Wednesday, September 24, 2014, Enlightenment and l’esprit philosophique

75) Saturday, July 19, 2014, A Philosophical Consciousness

74) Saturday, June 7, 2014, The Use and Abuse of Spirituality

73) Wednesday, May 21, 2014, bell hooks on Freedom

72) Wednesday, May 7, 2014, The Question of the Gaze

71) Thursday, April 10, 2014, Beyond the Imprinted Parent

70) Wednesday, March 5, 2014, Correcting East-West Philosophical Traditions on Freedom

69) Friday, January 31, 2014, A Syllogism in Homage to Martin Heidegger

68) Thursday, January 9, 2014, Lines of Human Parasitism Through Western Civilizations

67) Tuesday, December 31, 2013, The Cultural Construction of Blind Spots

66) Wednesday, October 30, 2013, A Quarrel with Buddhism

65) September 10, 2013, Seven Propositions On Transcendence

64) Wednesday, August 7, 2013, Time as an Innocence from which to Judge

63) Monday, July 22, 2013: The Political Situation of Personal Identity: Identity Politics, Identity Theft

62) Thursday, June 20, 2013, Philosophy as The Upward Path

61) Sunday, June 2, 2013, A Journey into Elemental Innocence

60) Saturday, May 4, 2013, The Zombie Apocalypse in the Rearview Mirror

59) Wednesday, April 24, 2013, Political Strategy: The Dumbledore Doctrine

58) Thursday, April 4, 2013, Living in Zombie-Land

57) Thursday, March 21, 2013, Cartesian First Philosophy and The Elemental Hazmat Suit

56) Friday, February 22, 2013, Finishing the Work of the Enlightenment (Part 2 of 2)

55) Thursday, February 14, 2013, Finishing the Work of the Enlightenment (Part 1of 2)

54) Wednesday, February 6, 2013, Freedom and Time

53) Thursday, January 31, 2013, The Top-down Culture of Human Parasitism

52) Wednesday, January 23, 2013, Bottom-up vs Top-down Political Forces

51) Tuesday, January 15, 2013, Freedom against Power: An Historical Precedent

50) Tuesday, January 8, 2013, Cultural Poison as a Challenge to Freedom of Thought

49) Thursday, January 3, 2013, The Poisoned Culture

48) Wednesday, December 19, 2012, Rethinking Stoic Interiority

47) Wednesday, December 12, 2012, Intelligence as a Creative Force

46) Friday, December 7, 2012, Machiavelli’s Prince

45) Wednesday, November 21, 2012, Working

44) Wednesday, November 14, 2012, The Shapes of Projected Intelligence

43) Wednesday, November 7, 2012, Machiavelli and Nietzsche: Class Conflict and Modernity

42) Tuesday, September 25, 2012, Childhood and the Transcendent Non-Actuality of Subjective Interiority

41) Thursday, September 13, 2012, Waking From History, Episode Three

40) Wednesday, August 29, 2012, Waking From History, Episode Two

39) Friday, August 24, 2012, Waking From History, Episode One

38) Friday, August 3, 2012, Monadology

37) Thursday, July 26, 2012, Sharing Awareness

36) Thursday, July 12, 2012, First Language Nurture

35) Friday, July 6, 2012, Transcendental Humanism

34) Monday, June 25, 2012, A Preface to Transcendental Humanism

33) Thursday, June 14, 2012 Reality is Three Givens: Nature, Subjective Intelligences, and Culture

32) Thursday, May 17, 2012, Subjective Embodiment: Intelligence as a Particular

31) Thursday, May 10, 2012, In the Blind Spot as Narrative

30) Thursday, May 3, 2012, The Third Grace is Culture, the Second is Innocence

29) Friday, April 27, 2012, Gender Culture in the Political Situation

28) Thursday, April 19, 2012, How Can Freedom Be Possible? Kant’s Answer to Scientific Determinism

27) Thursday, April 12, 2012, The Polis versus Elemental Embodiment: Sophists versus Cynics and Epicureans

26) Thursday, March 29, 2012, How Can Freedom Be Possible? A Stoic Approach

25) Thursday, March 22, 2012, How Can Freedom be Possible? (Preliminary Remarks)

24) Thursday, March 15, 2012, Theological Black Holes

23) Thursday, March 8, 2012, The Brute Actuality of Nature

22) Thursday, March 1, 2012, Origins of the Concepts of Equality and Freedom

21) Thursday, February 23, 2012, Elemental Orientation

20) Wednesday, February 15, 2012, Briefing Notes for My Political Representatives

19) Friday, February 10, 2012, Mathematical Rationalism in the Baroque Era

18) Wednesday, February 1, 2012, Reality as a Construct for Concealing Class War

17) Friday, January 20, 2012, No Stinking Badges (voices vs. political brutality)

16) Thursday, January 12, 2012, The Two Traditions

15) Thursday, December 15, 2011, Transcendence in Ancient Philosophy

14) Friday, December 9, 2011, Debunking Inequality Theory

13) Friday, November 25, 2011, Sovereignty and Spooks

12) Friday, November 18, 2011, The Value of Stardom

11) Thursday, November 10, 2011, Nature: Ground and Sky

10) Tuesday, November 8, 2011, Employment as a Force-Field of Distorted Reality

9) Tuesday, October 25, 2011, Political Considerations

8) Wednesday, October 19, 2011, The Transcendence of Intelligence

7) Thursday, October 13, 2011, Existential Non-Appearance

6) Thursday, October 6, 2011, What is Being Called Thinking: An Introduction

5) Wednesday, October 5, 2011, Contemplative Disinterestedness: the Vita Contemplativa

4) Wednesday, September 28, 2011, Is there a Narrative Here?

3) Wednesday, September 21, 2011, Encountering Subjectivity

2) Wednesday, September 21, 2011, What Do We Want From Thinking

1) Wednesday, September 14, 2011, The Personal Use of Thinking

Sandy.

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