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A CRITIQUE OF ECONOMIC THEOLOGY

21 October 2014

The following essay is a chapter in God Contra Capital, a book-length criticism of the Capitalist religion which I am currently working on.   53,658 more words

Religion And Philosophy

The Sociology of Silky Smooth

When you first think hairless, you think feminine. Then, you instantly think of a silky smooth, sexually sensual Scandinavian supermodel on a Calvin Klein billboard, caressing the cleanly shaved adonis of a male super-athlete. 463 more words

Mikita Brottman Quote.

Brottman, M. (2008). The solitary vice: Against reading. Berkeley: Counterpoint.

Bricoleur

Capitalism vs Materialism

Where would you draw the line between capitalism and materialism? Isn’t it the desire for money that breeds the materialism or is it vice versa? I am truly at a loss and I’m hoping my readers can help with an issue I’ve been having. 330 more words

Materialism

Is marriage a form of prostitution?

This essay will demonstrate that marriage can be viewed as a legal form of prostitution, despite the myths surrounding marriage and sex within marriage. This is mainly due to the obvious economic-sexual transactions that seem to take place within a marriage, which are similar to the transactions that take place between a ‘typical’ prostitute and their client. 1,359 more words

Patriarchy

Marxist Mondays: What is Socialism?

In America today, there’s a general misconception about what socialism is. Many people confuse socialism with Keynesian liberalism or stealing from the hardworking, industrious rich and giving to the lazy, undeserving poor. 227 more words

Socialism