Can you step in the same river twice? Wittgenstein & Heraclitus

  by David Egan edited by O Society August 15, 2019 'I am not a religious man,’ the philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein once said to a friend, ‘but I cannot help seeing every problem from a religious point of view.’ These problems that he claims to see from a religious point of view tend to be … Continue reading Can you step in the same river twice? Wittgenstein & Heraclitus

The Medium Versus the Market

https://youtu.be/ImaH51F4HBw by James Poulos edited by O Society August 14, 2019 Why did digital technology so scandalously betray the expectations set by market liberalism? What accounts for the vast divergence between the starring role digital tech was meant to play in the global consummation of market liberalism and the dis­ruptive, discrediting, disillusioning role it actually is … Continue reading The Medium Versus the Market

Trump Controls the Message Because We Enable Him

by Paul Rosenberg edited by O Society August 4, 2019 "Bush Lied/People Died” is simple, cliché, and to the point: There were no weapons of mass destruction in Iraq and no reason to invade. People paid for it with their lives. Iraq Body Count kept track of how many. Trump also lies in a fundamentally different … Continue reading Trump Controls the Message Because We Enable Him

1500 + 1 Posts: A Woman Needs a Man Like a Fish Needs a Bicycle

by O Society August 1, 2019 Our conversation begins here regarding the idiom: "Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.” ^ This ^ one sounds like an identity politics idiom to me because it … Continue reading 1500 + 1 Posts: A Woman Needs a Man Like a Fish Needs a Bicycle

This Is Called Walking Two Roads

So he has no use [for categories], but relegates all to the constant. The constant is the useful; the useful is the passable; the passable is the successful; and with success, all is accomplished. He relies upon this alone, relies upon it and does not know he is doing so. This is called the Way. … Continue reading This Is Called Walking Two Roads