Cult of Optimism

Fake it ’til you make it. The sky’s the limit. Live, laugh, love. These are some of the common, thoughtless phrases regurgitated by the average, self-acknowledging optimist. To them, life is worth living because, well, they’ll probably sum it up on their social media bios via nonsensical self-affirmations or with hopeful maxims plastered on their […]

For the Kaos!

Anarchism, the dead and broken horse, incapable of recognizing its own post-life beatings, still rides along, somehow. While I’ve no issue with Anarchy, ‘Anarchism’, as an overly-principled, theoretical, armchair philosophy, is riddled with so many things that’ve no anarchic qualities about them. One of these things, or subjects, is the heavily dichotomized Order vs Chaos […]

Martial Arts, Violence, and the Anticiv

Within the Anticiv milieu, you often hear of violence, or more broadly, force. Whether it’s the machine’s violence against the wild or the subjugation of the individual. The violent methods of the police or insurrectionary counters. From acts of sabotage to animal/earth liberation. Confrontation and resistance are not unknown amongst those who oppose civilization and […]