Reframing The Monster: Politics/Ethics/Discourse

Monster (der) Latin: monstrum – to warn. To show. What does it mean to be a monster? In the era of postmodernity, where the notion of normativity has been systematically subjected to that Lyotardian scepticism that has permeated many of the old certainties, how do we approach the figure of the monstrous Other? Throughout culture … Continue reading Reframing The Monster: Politics/Ethics/Discourse

REVIEW: “Culture and the Death of God” by Terry Eagleton

Terry Eagleton made his name in British criticism as the principal (and often only) high-profile revolutionary socialist in literary scholarship. However, as postmodernity exerted its toll upon the intellectual theorist, Eagleton seemed increasingly dissatisfied with the scope and method of much postmodern theory, declaring back in 2004 with his book After Theory that much critical … Continue reading REVIEW: “Culture and the Death of God” by Terry Eagleton

Digital Necro-Power. The Speed of the Online Hate Mob

“Fair warning, its best not to mock the board I run a lot. Things have happened in the past week” Benjamin Biddix – founder of /Baphomet/ Foucault’s concept of biopower is something that first appears in print in the first volume of The History of Sexuality, “The Will to Knowledge.” It relates to the practice … Continue reading Digital Necro-Power. The Speed of the Online Hate Mob