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

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

They look white but say they’re black: a small town in Ohio wrestles with race

"Meanwhile, Halsey poked and prodded the beast of public opinion: When she tweeted about her bipolar disorder, was she destigmatizing mental illness or romanticizing it? Was it right that she called herself a black woman (her father is black) but passed as a white one? And a sexy dance with another woman on The Voice … Continue reading They look white but say they’re black: a small town in Ohio wrestles with race

Send Her Back!

https://youtu.be/so6qqFMSoDE by O Society July 29, 2019 As we have observed many times already, identity politics sabotages any real progress. This is why it is encouraged by the powers that be. The powers that be favor the status quo or better yet, status quo ante of the Gilded Age. No surprise "sabotage progress" is page … Continue reading Send Her Back!

The Myth of America Meritocracy

    https://youtu.be/meiU6TxysCg What happens when you pay two monkeys unequally? by Ron Unz American Conservative (PDF) edited by O Society Mar 21, 2019 Just before the Labor Day weekend, a front page New York Timesstory broke the news of the largest cheating scandal in Harvard University history, in which nearly half the students taking a … Continue reading The Myth of America Meritocracy

Mysterious Type Of Orca, Sought After For Years, Found In Southern Ocean

header image: A rare photo of "type D" orca off South Georgia island, located between South America and Antarctica, shows the whales' blunt heads and tiny white eye patches. Courtesy of J.P. Sylvestre Scientists say they've found a mysterious type oforca they've been searching for for years. It lives in parts of the ocean near Antarctica — … Continue reading Mysterious Type Of Orca, Sought After For Years, Found In Southern Ocean

Rebirth of the body politic

Individualism is not a sufficient foundation for social life: the image of the body politic reminds us that we are all one by Nick Romeo  Aeon Feb 26, 2019 After escaping an assassination attempt earlier that morning, Cicero entered the senate under armed guard. It was 7 November 63 BCE, and the Roman Republic hovered on the brink … Continue reading Rebirth of the body politic