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Technology is Neutral

Martin Heidegger wrote the following introductory lines to establish the scope and approach of his 1954 essay The Question Concerning Technology:

We shall be questioning con­cerning technology, and in so doing we should like to prepare a free relationship to it.

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07 Machine of Narcissist Voyeurism

Machine of Narcissist Voyeurism

The Precinct is the apotheosis of architecture as an instrument for metropolitan flâneurs. Walter Benjamin’s literary figure of flâneur is redefined in a contemporary city to carry a set of rich association with leisure, pleasure and sensuality. 589 more words


The Thinker as Poet

To think is to confine yourself to a

single thought that one day stands

still like a star in the world’s sky.

- Martin Heidegger, in Poetry, Language, Thought


Happiness and Unhappiness

We looked at Marx’s claim that the economies we live in determine almost everything about our lives, including how we understand what our aim in life should be. 561 more words

The Ghost in the Machine

It’s been quite a while since I’ve written on here, and not because I’ve grown bored of it mind you. I just haven’t had any time to write between the marrying and the honeymooning and the best friend marrying and the moving to Waco – no time indeed. 1,297 more words

Psychedelic Aesthetics Lecture 6: Marcuse and One-Dimensional Man

Once the gods, once God, helped us not to belong to the earth where everything passes away, and helped us, our eyes fixed upon the unperishing that is the superterrestrial, to organize meanwhile this earth as a dwelling place. 5,072 more words

Film-Philosophy Conference 2014

After returning from a month and a half long visit to Scotland at the beginning of the year, I was back on the plane to Glasgow for the… 1,482 more words