Aeon Byte Gnostic Radio: “Defeating the Archons”, with Jay Weidner & Laurence Galian

Aeon Byte Gnostic Radio: “Defeating the Archons”, with Jay Weidner & Laurence Galian

What exactly are the Archons? Are they rebellious angels? Extraterrestrial invaders or alien mind parasites? We present a special show … Continuar lendo Aeon Byte Gnostic Radio: “Defeating the Archons”, with Jay Weidner & Laurence Galian

“If you’re frightened of dying…” (Meister Eckhart)

  “The only thing that burns in hell is the part of you that won’t let go of your life. … Continuar lendo “If you’re frightened of dying…” (Meister Eckhart)

“Why we fail and how” (Costica Bradatan)

LOS ANGELES REVIEW OF BOOKS, September 24, 2017 DIOGENES THE CYNIC (c. 412 BC–323 BC) apparently had to flee his … Continuar lendo “Why we fail and how” (Costica Bradatan)

“The swearword, the telegram, the epitaph” (Costica Bradatan)

JANUS HEAD, Summer/Fall Open Issue 2006 | 9.1 Book review: The Fragment: Towards a History and Poetics of a Performative … Continuar lendo “The swearword, the telegram, the epitaph” (Costica Bradatan)

“The Pleasures of Pessimism” (Tim Parks)

The New York Review of Books, May 25, 2017 Why do we read writers who are profoundly pessimistic? And what … Continuar lendo “The Pleasures of Pessimism” (Tim Parks)

“I Am Not Supposed To Be Here: Birth and Mystical Detection” (Nicola Masciandaro)

Black Sun Lit, May 16, 2014 “Take off your mask . . . Here! Here! We’re here! . . . … Continuar lendo “I Am Not Supposed To Be Here: Birth and Mystical Detection” (Nicola Masciandaro)

“Cosmic Pessimism” (Eugene Thacker)

Continent, 2.2 (2012), 66-75 We’re Doomed. Pessimism is the nightside of thought, a melodrama of the futility of the brain, … Continuar lendo “Cosmic Pessimism” (Eugene Thacker)

“The Patron Saints of Pessimism: Emil Cioran, Friedrich Nietzsche, and other funsters” (Eugene Thacker)

LITERARY HUB, July 19, 2018 If all is for naught, then why bother writing it down? Caught in a vicious … Continuar lendo “The Patron Saints of Pessimism: Emil Cioran, Friedrich Nietzsche, and other funsters” (Eugene Thacker)

Nostalgia for the Buddha

Publicado originalmente em Speculative Non-Buddhism:
The figure of the Buddha permeates modern western discourse on Buddhism. “The Buddha” is used to… Continuar lendo Nostalgia for the Buddha

“Indirect death: ennui and void” (Mircea Lăzărescu)

Romanian Journal of Artistic Creativity, New York, Summer 2015, vol III, no. 2 (10). The questions that Emil Cioran asks … Continuar lendo “Indirect death: ennui and void” (Mircea Lăzărescu)

Book review: “The Temptation to Exist”, by E.M. Cioran (David Rodman Smith)

LOS ANGELES TIMES, July 27, 1986 The Temptation to Exist: by E. M. Cioran; translated by Richard Howard; introduction by … Continuar lendo Book review: “The Temptation to Exist”, by E.M. Cioran (David Rodman Smith)