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 […]

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 […]