theory & empirics – The new ideological fractures

Feminism and the problem of supertoxic masculinity

A serious feminist challenge is what to do with hyper-dominant males who are not domesticated by any amount of moral or legal constraint; in fact, excessive social constraints on average males may help explain why supertoxic masculinity is now a fast-track to the heights of political power. Read More ›

theory & empirics – Micro-politics

The affective politics of keeping it real

Why real nobodies are more powerful than repressed somebodies (the internet epoch has hardly begun). Read More ›

theory & empirics – The new ideological fractures

The psychology of prohibiting outside thinkers

The real motivation of respectable progressivism is managing guilty conscience and conserving bourgeois privileges; how to theorize the Cathedral from the revolutionary left; understanding the suicide bombing of anti-intellectual intellectuals. Read More ›

theory & empirics – Acceleration unconditional and autonomous

Activism is a capitalist virus from the future (honesty is stage-one cybernetic communism)

Capitalism is horrible because it disposes humans as cosmic garbage, but the only motor of that garbage disposal is rabid denial. Read More ›

theory & empirics – The thirst for thicc

Capitalism is an instance, not an essence

On Deleuze and Guattari, cosmic selection bias, and the room for revolutionary praxis despite unconditional acceleration. Read More ›