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 […]

Idealizing Collapse

One thing I’ve noticed in the recent months from those within the anticiv milieu is the all-too-often obsession with idealizing scenarios in which civilization undergoes collapse in some way or another. Yet, not just merely collapse. A collapse that somehow works in favor of the idealizer. One in which they come out unscathed; oftentimes with […]

Politeness as Inauthenticity

For the sake of this article and pre-emptively refuting any remarks about me proposing ‘meanness,’ let’s define politeness. I will also, for this essay and others in the future, synonymously use “niceism” with politeness. It’s an ism. It’s something done systematically, with little or no conscious thought or regard. Habit. Politeness, or niceism, is acting […]

Rudeness

In The Nihilist’s dictionary, an essay by John Zerzan, he says this: “ In the context of a mauled social life that demands the drastic as a minimum response toward health, niceism becomes more and more infantile, conformist and dangerous. It cannot grant joy, only more routine and isolation. The pleasure of authenticity exists only […]