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A Note on Zizek's Frivolity

Unpubl. Letter to The London Review of Books on Slavo Zizek’s review of Hélène Carrère d’Encausse’s Lenin, here:

https://www.lrb.co.uk/v24/n14/slavoj-zizek/revolution-must-strike-twice

‘Lenin and Lacan eh ? wot a pair – fnaar, fnaar!’: as a… 697 more words

Shamradical

Ulan Ude, first stop in Russia on our Trans-Siberian railway journey

Ulan Ude in Buryatia republic is Russia’s largest centre of Buddhism. It’s the first stop in Russia from Mongolia on the Trans-Siberian railway travelling east-west from Asia. 107 more words

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First Share Of The Crops

2 Timothy 2:6-7

It is the hardworking farmer who ought to have first share of the crops.  Think over what I say for the Lord will give you understanding in everything. 784 more words

Life

Why do you think that the idea of communism spread so quickly in 1917 Russia, even though Russia followed Tsarism for centuries?

Adrian Li and Hugo Chan, two keen Chinese students who are working on a project concerning communism in Russia asked us the above question.

Our answer: 392 more words

History

Trump (consciousness) is secondary, necessity (nature) is primary

From the current initiated by Plotinus – an idealist and a materialist on necessity:

‘All actions, including world-historical actions, culminate with individuals as subjects giving actuality to the substantial (see Remark to Paragraph 279). 206 more words

Dialectical Materialism

Happy Easter! Here’s a Lenin statue disguised as Easter bunny.

First of all, why on earth is there a Lenin statue in Seattle?

Welcome in Fremont, a Northern neighbourhood of Seattle, described by Lonely Planet as “long known for its wry contrarianism” and “does bizarre like the rest of the world does normal”. 203 more words

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