Right Wing Foucault

“By this I mean a number of phenomena that seem to me to be quite significant, namely, the set of mechanisms through which the basic biological features of the human species became the object of a political strategy, of a general strategy of power, or, in other words, how, starting from the 18th century, modern…

Against Freedom

Freedom. Freedom is always discussed. Freedom from things. Freedom from oppression, freedom from tyrannical government. Freedom from an abusive spouse, negligent parents, jealous siblings. Freedom from things that bind and constrict one, physically, emotionally, intellectually, as if they were overgrown vines and they were trapped in their ivy. What about freedom To? Occasionally this expression…

Rhetorical Caesarism

“By the term “Caesarism” I mean that kind of government which, irrespective of any constitutional formulation that it may have, is in its inward self a return to thorough formlessness.” -Spengler, Decline of the West What we are experiencing is a sort of Rhetorical Caesarism, in the Spenglerian use of the term, on a civilizational…