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I Aim To Shoot for the Scaffolds

I no longer wish to be part of a system in which I must give up my body and sanity. To give my life to a corporation that neither appreciates me as an individual nor understands the human need to bathe in sunlight and yearning to see the vastness of the open skies. Instead I … Continue reading

Arendt in Brief

Hannah Arendt was at once a political theorist, a cultural critic, a philosopher, and a figure embroiled in a love affair that marred her reputation throughout her life.  She adaptably moved through radically different circles, studying under and sleeping with Martin Heidegger, the notorious philosopher, as a young student in Germany, and eventually writing her … Continue reading

Anarchism in Brief

by Matthew Houston “I am truly free only when all human beings, men and women, are equally free. The freedom of other men[sic], far from negating or limiting my freedom, is, on the contrary, its necessary premise and confirmation.”-Mikhail Bakunin Throughout history there have been two opposing tendencies that have confronted each other: the elite … Continue reading

Rich People Things: Real-Life Secrets of the Predator Class a Review by Jake

This is a fun, easy read and a delightful expose of many supposedly unbiased American institutions for what they truly are: instruments of the ruling elite. Lehmann’s book covers the obvious (Ayn Rand) and the less-obvious (Malcolm Gladwell); it would probably be most usefully read by liberals to disabuse them of their assumptions that groups … Continue reading