Tag: Philosophy

Transcendental Fascism

Tenets and Principles of Conduct Under the Transcendental Fascist State Value/s and Ethics, Part I. — Eleven Points Many tenets follow from acknowledgment of one simple truth: The utility of paper money/currency is overstated. Hence: The gift will be a cornerstone of the Transcendental Fascist economy. Value is subjective, and thus no two transactions are alike or of equal, determinant value. No rewards or arbitrary value for equal work: If a soul is a natural producer, he will accrue to himself goods in proportion to the gifts or labor-as-gift he dispenses. Value is not a function of time. Value is…

Murray Rothbard: Youth and Inquiry

Certainly it is far from unusual for a young university student, eagerly caught up in a burst of free inquiry, to be a fiery radical, only to settle into a comfortable and respectable conservatism once well entrenched in a career bound to the emoluments of the status quo.

Miscarriages of Etiquette in Interpersonal Relationships

Miscarriages of etiquette in interpersonal relationships are not always undesirable: It is from the margins that one is able to work in earnest and without interruption. To provoke chagrin in one’s peers is a strategy, not a misstep, especially if the fruits of your labors are realized on the boundary between binary disciplines; the language with which your field of study is decocted is necessarily obscure. As the breadth of your insights grows, the extent of your interactions with peers in unlike fields will diminish; you will have become, for better or worse, a mystic. To the mystic, the shortcomings…

Stupefaction

The stupefaction endemic to the West is induced by compulsion schooling. But the lassitude that is the result of an inability to bring to bear on a given situation the full weight of one’s distress using words may be overcome. One must be acquainted early with letters and combinations of letters, that the relationship with language is not abridged by “whole language” mischief; the child who is inducted into phonic code-breaking soon becomes a natural dialectical thinker, able to remain a sturdy individual in spite of the leviathan that would order him submit to the collective will as a mere…