The Limits and Possibilities of Morality for Finite Humans Living in a Finite World

The Limits and Possibilities of Morality for Finite Humans Living in a Finite World

“Nihilism represents the ultimate logical conclusion of our great values and ideals – because we must experience nihilism before we can find out what these ‘values’ really had. – We require, sometime, new values.” – Friedrich Nietzsche, The Will to Power, Preface, §4. How do we – human, all too human beings – reform our [...]

Story-time

Story-time

St. Augustine and Heidegger were two thinkers obsessed with time. Not time in the sense that physicists might understand it, but time as a phenomenon: how humans experience time. St. Augustine was fascinated with the mystery of time: in what sense do the past and future exist? They are in an obvious sense unreal – [...]

Liberals, Look to Your Left!

Liberals, Look to Your Left!

Almost anyone who identifies as being somewhere on the radical end of the political spectrum – as an anarchist or an autonomous Marxist or just a plain old leftist, for instance – has probably found themself in situations where they have had to explain their ideas to well-meaning but deeply frustrating individuals who also seek [...]

Eviction Convictions: Property Rights versus Human Rights

Eviction Convictions: Property Rights versus Human Rights

In Cape Town, South Africa, there has recently been an outbreak of riots, and the very first thing that most news sources would tell you about was the violence. Oh, the violence, so bad, so terrible. And yes, violence is absolutely awful, and should always be a last resort. However, thanks to the unilateral narratives [...]

An American Dream: The Ever-Elusive Neoliberal Nightmare

An American Dream: The Ever-Elusive Neoliberal Nightmare

As I wake from an interrupted slumber that won't allow me to go back to bed, Tyler Durden's words from Fight Club ring in my head as I grieve the fantasy of what I once believed to be true. "I see all this potential, and I see it squandered. God damn it, an entire generation [...]

Why I Became An Anarchist: My Case for the Unruled Collective

Why I Became An Anarchist: My Case for the Unruled Collective

If you have been following my writings or blog recently, you may have noticed quite a big content change. Although I am still spiritual and invested in that journey, I made a decision at the beginning of this year to stop sitting on the fence and find something viable to stand on socially and politically; [...]

Conversations with Aragorn Part 2: Anarchism, Power and Alienation

Conversations with Aragorn Part 2: Anarchism, Power and Alienation

Aragorn Eloff is a long time-time anarchist with a keen interest in different forms of grassroots struggle, ecological activism and animal liberation. He is also an independent researcher working at the intersection of radical politics and continental philosophy, with a focus on the work of Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guattari. He currently works for New Frame, [...]