Velvet Buzzsaw Review

“In all judgements by which we describe anything as beautiful, we allow no one to be of another opinion.”  ― Immanuel Kant, Critique of Judgment The term ‘velvet buzzsaw’ implies something smooth to the touch but that will take your fingers off if you aren’t careful. It’s no surprise then that it is an euphemism for vagina. As […]

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A Dive Deep into Ted Kaczynski’s Anti-Tech Revolution: Why and How - By Moldbugman

Book Review – Anti-Tech Revolution: Why and How by Ted Kaczynski by Mencius Moldbugman Yes. That Ted Kaczynski. I was contacted by the publishers of Ted Kaczynski’s latest treatise Anti-Tech Revolution: Why and How after writing some positive comments on Ted’s original 1995 manifesto Industrial Society and Its Future. They offered me a free copy of the book […]

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World War Peace

*BEEP BEEP BEEP* The harsh alarm of the buzzer throbbed in the ears of the participants as they suited up in the locker room before their big match. Reinmar von Eschenbach, the teams top player, was completely focused, it was his killer mindset, he was a professional, this wasn’t just a game to him. He […]

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Alien Contra Art

Ridley Scott enjoys a reputation as one of Hollywood’s last remaining auteurs. A man with a long career of iconic, and at times even, artistically innovative films behind him, Scott has succeeded in cementing himself in the public consciousness as a kind of second-rate, second-generation Stanley Kubrick. I say second-rate because glancing through his filmography […]

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The Sorrows of Young Telemachus

The Sorrow of Telemachus, Painting by Angelica Kauffmann, 1783 “‘Not at all,’ replied Mentor; ‘for by the pains you take to search for able and virtuous men, in order to prefer them, you stimulate and animate all who have spirit and talents, so that they exert themselves to the utmost. How many languish in indolence […]

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Kantbot’s Critical Forests

I very often get people in my messages asking me to recommend them books, or suggest reading lists, but I like to think that I’m a thoughtful person, and it can be difficult when you put such constraints on yourself to give everything you try to do the attention it deserves. Reading is personal, and […]

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