Self or No-Self, What is Identity?

by Jack Kornfield  edited by O Society  October 15, 2019 Spiritual practice inevitably brings us face to face with the profound mystery of our own identity. We take birth in a human body. What is this force which gives us life, brings us and the world into form? The world’s great spiritual teachings tell us … Continue reading Self or No-Self, What is Identity?

Neo-Feudalism: The Real Conflict Is Not Racial Or Sexual, It’s Between The Ascendant Rich Elites And The Rest Of Us

by Joel Kotkin Daily Caller edited by O Society September 15, 2019 Despite the media’s obsession on gender, race and sexual orientation, the real and determining divide in America and other advanced countries lies in the growing conflict between the ascendant upper class and the vast, and increasingly embattled, middle and working classes. We’ve seen … Continue reading Neo-Feudalism: The Real Conflict Is Not Racial Or Sexual, It’s Between The Ascendant Rich Elites And The Rest Of Us

The Human Zoo

As you may remember, true believers, last time we solved the riddle of the plucked chicken, black swan, and vampire duck. by O Society September 7, 2019 The Riddle goes like this: Trump's in it for the Trump, the whole Trump, and nothing but the Trump. So why in the jumpin' green Jehoshaphat would anyone follow … Continue reading The Human Zoo

Postmodernism as the Ideological Embellishment of “Progressive Neoliberalism”

Postmodernism is the ideological embellishment of the brutal neoliberal attack on Western societies' welfare launched in the late 1970s required in order to attain a "human," "liberal," and "progressive" face. Kamran Baradaran interviews Robert Pfaller edited by O Society August 30, 2019 ILNA: What is the role of “pleasure principle” in a world after the Berlin … Continue reading Postmodernism as the Ideological Embellishment of “Progressive Neoliberalism”

Greenland and Manifest Destiny

by Timothy Kruse edited by O Society August 28, 2019 On August 18th, when President Trump first confirmed rumors that he was interested in buying Greenland, the American punditry chattered about it in every news outlet as an absurd joke. Trump himself seemed to play along by retweeting a meme showing a shiny gold Trump Casino … Continue reading Greenland and Manifest Destiny

The Broken Mirror: Intersectionality and the Loss of the Universal

The ‘disarticulation’ of class results in the loss of the possibility of a structural and therefore truly radical critique of capitalism and instead a billion and one private, individualized and antagonistic identities are unleashed. by Tony McKenna  edited by O Society August 15, 2019 Intersectionality is something of a buzzword, both revered and ridiculed. The … Continue reading The Broken Mirror: Intersectionality and the Loss of the Universal

What the Hell is Intersectionality?

Intersectionality What does it mean and does hearing this word make you go berserk? https://youtu.be/Qj1RS9vHcsw by O Society August 15, 2019 In all seriousness, I believe intersectionality refers to the additive effects of being in multiple identity politics groups. For example, women are discriminated against, maybe even hated by misogynists. Black people are discriminated against, … Continue reading What the Hell is Intersectionality?