Derelict Space

This Man Uses Ammo Boxes as Bookends

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A Life Beyond the Pale

Higher-Ed Jobs Classified Ad

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Expert on domestic terrorism seeks a milieu – an Event! – that would lead to the possibility of being employed as such.

National Liberation

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“Make up your minds, it’s one or the other.” CrimethInc. Contradictionary

On the Distance Between Representing and Thinking

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“A little bit of order goes a long way.” – Gilles Deleuze

On the Distance Between Dogs and Wolves

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“A dash of┬ácivility goes a long way.” — Max

Nothing Lasts Forever

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“In March 1789 a subject of Louis XVI would have been highly skeptical if someone had spoken to him of revolution, assuming that he even understood what was at issue. He would have agreed that the situation was worrying, the the State coffers were empty, that debt interest was smoking up half of the money coming in, that 2 percent of the population owned the vast majority of the wealth, and that those privileged ones paid virtually nothing in taxes. He would have sighed at such inequality and oppression. But the throne – once sat upon by Clovis, Saint Louis, Henry IV, and Louis XIV – probably seemed to him more everlasting than the market economy does to people today.” Eric Hazan, First Measures of the Coming Insurrection, pg. 28

The Confusion of Rearing and Taming, Part Two

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Rearing, as I understand it, is a means of husbanding the enormous powers of humanity in such a way that whole generations may build upon the foundations laid by their progenitors – not only outwardly but inwardly, organically, developing from the already existing stem to grow stronger

But there is an exceptional danger in believing that mankind as a whole is developing and growing stronger if individuals are seen to grow more feeble and more equally mediocre. Humanity – mankind – is an abstract thing … — The Will to Power, Book II, A Criticism of Morality, 398.