If the moment of NAARP significance has passed in its strong metaphysical form, we are in the moment (for some) of insignificance. This moment can be superceded (by NAARPs) only by epistemic certainty of the deity (which might entail strong supernaturalism) or … Continue reading Insignificance/Neurosis/AI Psychosis: Notes
In this informal chat Johns continues his thoughts on the threefold of experience (Heidegger) and the constant conflicts of concepts which create productive difference (Hegel’s dialectic). Johns suggests that the contemporary ‘subject’ is determined by societies power to employ it … Continue reading Charles William Johns: Tautological Assimilation (Part Two)
In this informal chat Charles Johns, editor of The Neurotic Turn, tries to describe his two philosophical terms ‘neurosis’ and ‘assimilation’. He also tries to explain why he thinks these descriptions become necessarily disclosed and why they are necessarily prevalent … Continue reading Charles Johns – Neurosis and Assimilation (Part One)
Philosophy can a be tedious business. Repetition of the same matter is often the plat de jour. These recent notes do not alter this pattern. The situation we have here is an interesting one insofar as we have two philosophies that seem … Continue reading Assimilation/Accretion: Notes on the NAARP.
Here is an interview I (Charlie Johns) did with The Moscow Museum of Modern Art about my latest editorial work The Neurotic Turn. I decided to be more historical and psychological than philosophical/metaphysical in this discussion. It charts a trajectory … Continue reading Neurosis: Interview with MMOMA (Moscow Museum of Modern Art)
What am I assimilating? What is assimilating me? What does this mean? In the first person phenomenological conscious register that we accept, we can divide thinking into two directions: the first is a kind of Heideggerian notion: what is our … Continue reading What am I assimilating? What is assimilating me?
“As for P, well P was a different matter. P was in a position to acknowledge -better than myself probably- the strangeness of the event, yet he seemed oblivious to the potential moral content. Q’s disappearnce was for him, a … Continue reading Agnostic Disjunction (Magick obtains/Magick does not obtain) as Meta-Manifestation.
Mohammad-Ali Rahebi خَلَقَ الْإِنسَانَ مِنْ عَلَقٍ (Made Man from Alaq (accretion/clot The catatonic knight, the “passional” knight, stands in the field of snow staring at the red blood amidst the white expanse; he has forgotten where he is or … Continue reading Human Clots and Accretive Ontologies: Rheological Sketches
i) In Memories Dreams and Reflections Jung tells us of Philemon that “He said I treated thoughts as if I generate them myself, but in his view thoughts were like animals in the forest, people in the room…” (p208). The pneuminous theory chimes … Continue reading Philemon’s Animals and Little Red Riding Hood.