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The Opportunity of Nihilism

“The nihilist’s capacity to act is increased (what Nietzsche calls “spiritual vigour”) when the goals or missions that once directed you are no longer suitable; the nihilist begins as an existential exploration: discover your own challenges.” …
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The Visible and the Invisible (pdf)

The Visible and the Invisible, by Maurice Merleau-Ponty

 The Visible and the Invisible (1964) contains the unfinished manuscript and working notes of the book… 1,685 more words

Agency

My Take

My take: Sex can be reductive or expansive.

Without question the potential for a relationship to be expanded by intercourse is profound.  There’s the deepening of intimacy.  354 more words

Conversations That Happen In My Head

Body Talk

In Key Ballah’s collection Preparing My Daughter For Rain she writes: “Be kind to your body; it will speak for or against you one day.” It is a conversation we must all have with our bodies eventually. 519 more words

Poetry

Breathing Lessons' Growing Pains

Some more stuff from my Breathing Lessons project (which is undergoing some transformations I can’t wait to share with y’all.  Guess it’s tropism :) )!
But for now, these 11×17 posters.

Poetry

Penstroke

“You can stroke people with words.” – F. Scott Fitzgerald

Yours is the sort of hypnotic fancy I’d have liked to put my heart in, as I huddled in an empty terminal at 3:27 am with my trenchcoat and notebook rumpled on my knees, sleepless and wrecked by nocturnal solitude.

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Poetry

Black Lives Matter: Death By Assimilation

When we support assimilation of the black body into the status quo, we are complicit in its erasure. To physically kill the black body has never been the goal of the status quo; there are benefits in owning and using it in service to the maintenance of the status quo after all.

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Politics