- Capitalism and Alternatives -

Endless claims and counterclaims.

Posted by: borg on June 23, 1999 at 14:48:28:

In Reply to: Lyotard. posted by Red Deathy on June 23, 1999 at 10:51:10:

: : see The Third Thing.

: Darling, that web-site is soooo 1974, try Francois Lyotard's 'The Postmodern Condition'. Its all been said before, Hegel's master Signifier, the excluded middle, Lacan's point de capiton.

Of course it's all been said before:

"In anticivilization, endless volumes of philosophy arise in order to rationalize or counter the endless contradictions of nonreality and irrationality. The Civilization of the Universe is civilization based on reason and reality. In civilization, philosophy simplifies to thirteen words and disappears as self-evident:

What is is. Perceive it. Think about it. Act on it. Idealize it.

Those thirteen words embody all metaphysics, epistemology, ethics,
politics, and art throughout the universe." --Zon

See Zon.

So why am I here saying it again?

Why are you here saying it again?

Why is anybody here saying it again?

Cuz we think it's important? Proly.
I really doubt that it is, but it's fun.

: The Fatal flaw in the argument is to assume that there is a self to own. There is no self-without society.

Bald assertion.

You've said it all before. Guns and
bully clubs are the answer to those that disagree.
Oh, you'll not be the one to wield them. You appear to be
a "nice chap". But ideas have consequences...mostly unintended.

Just as pitifully wrong now as they always have been, the
plans of The Anointed.

Here we go again.

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