Precepts of the Terrestrische Lehramt, prt.2

Ontological Machinism It is touted by those who disdain the terrestrial, by those who high-handedly dismiss the si quis ferro, those who seek to master temporality rather than remove one’s self from it, that all which is or can be mechanically defined is of a lesser inherent value than that which is of a supranatural…

Precepts of the Terrestrische Lehramt

Conceptions of Self ~ Any philosophy which attempts to build its bedrock upon the conception of that which is beyond or devoid of the self is much like a castle constructed over a marshen bog. For those seeking divinity the concept of the Transcendence of Self is all, whether through their own will or through…

Aesthetics of the Terrestrische Lehramt

We, the ceaseless et ferro, reject all art for its own sake. First and foremost due to the logical incoherence of the proposition; art can in no wise have a sake for it has not a self! The creation of art for its own sake – pah! – such is the narcissistic impulse of ego…

Understanding Identitarianism In a Time of Identity Politics

What it is. With the rise of the alt-right and its so-called ‘anti-fascists’ opponents in the United States one word has been rung like a phantom bell over and over again in the background of the metapolitical landscape – Identitarian. As the identitarian movement is largely the ideological forebear to much of the so-called, “Alt-right”…

FILM REVIEW – LE SAMORUAI

Spoiler warning. [Editor’s note: This article was previously published to my personal blog, thus if you have already read it there and recall it’s contents you might wish to skip it. Thank you for reading.] If formalism was gold Jean-Pierre Melville might have just been the richest filmmaker to ever live and none of his…

An Empirical Analysis of ‘American Exceptionalism’

I would like to briefly cover the notion of ‘American Exceptionalism’. This topic has become progressively more and more contentious and now hovers like a spectre of death over public discourse within America like the malevolent khefts of Egyptian folklore. Public opinion has clearly, unquestionably turned. In place of the heroic nationalism of old the…

Identitarian Richard Spencer Announces Possible Congressional Run

The leader of the controversial identitarian think-tank, the National Policy Institute, Richard Bertrand Spencer has recently announced that he may soon jump into the world of politics via a congressional run. This news came after President-Elect, Donald Trump selected Montana Congressman, Ryan Zinke for Secretary of the Interior. The choice, it is rumored by some…

West Wing Plagued by “Terminal Whiteness” – Whatever the Hell That Means

In a recent piece for the Huffington Post, columnist Michael Darer, contended that the beloved political drama, The West Wing, was a near perfect encapsulation of “contemporary white liberalism” – and that this was a bad thing. The reason Mr. Darer gives as to why are two-fold. He really hates Aaron Sorkin’s self-aggrandizing, bloviating style…