Archive for the ‘Discordian’ Category
>>GP: Why do you deal with so many negatives?
M2: To dissolve them.
GP: Will you develop that point?
>>“A is not A,” Hagbard explained with that tiresome patience of his. “Once you accept A is A, you’re hooked. Literally hooked, addicted to the System.”<<
(Shea/Wilson: The Illuminatus Trilogy!)
Going to Space or Making Communism first?
Oona Leganovic as Ijon Tichy
Daniel Kulla as Captain Kathryn Janeway
Live at the 24th Chaos Communication Congress, Berlin
Dec 29, 2007
Moral politics regards the pop culture hype around prostitution and drug trade as a sign of decay and watch it in horror because they cannot relate the phenomenon to their picture of good old free market economy. Moral communists only see and hear the final phase of late capitalism, the cultural breakdown signalling the total collapse of bourgeois society.
Discordian Communists see capitalism in full effect and have no idea why it still shouldn’t at least sound good.
>>Wesley: I had forgotten that Aztec culture was so violent.
Gunn: Yeah, cuz our culture is so at peace.<<
>>To appeal to Karl Popper’s thesis that scientists should not pursue truth but should seek to falsify their hypotheses does not help. That thesis rest on the inductive assumption that, once refuted, a hypothesis will prove false in future.<<
Letter to the Editor by High Wycombe, New Scientist 22/29 December 2007
>>…the F-Scale, invented by Adorno and used to measure fascist tendencies, does show a correlation between heavy use of “allness” statements and the fascist personality. Can you imagine a full page by any fascist without reckless generalizations about all members of some scapegoat group?<<