Proud Boys In a Sanctuary City

Shane Eide

August 5, 2018

God and Guns 3

Shane Eide

July 7, 2018

The Startup Societies Foundation

Shane Eide

June 11, 2018

The Sovereignty of Persuasion

Shane Eide

March 9, 2018

Tragedy and the Spectacle

Shane Eide

February 12, 2018 

Sovereignty Reconfigured

Shane Eide

January 8, 2017

How to Defect Completely

An exercise in abstracting the distinction between total agency and a complete lack of agency.

The Ethno-State is a Zoo

That all the members of an ethnicity could possibly be equal is a grave fiction. Racialist conservatives and reactionaries, often eager to disparage the Enlightenment, fall headlong into Enlightenment values the instant it benefits them by calling one's attention to those moments in history when our humble patriarchs only considered 'man' something entirely provincial and within reach. 

Lao Tzu's Sovereign As Political Model

The sovereign of the Tao Te Ching can be thought of as a metaphor for many sets of phenomena in the world. Those agencies are best which merely tweak and fix small things here and there. The law works best as a means to keep people accountable to their word, not as a way to see to it that everything fits within a perfectly rigid formula. Stipulations and repeatable procedure can certainly keep society functioning, but society flourishes best if there are people who are able to fix things and smooth situations over before they can go wrong. You don't get this by taxing the rich (at least not eternally, as kitten-soft establishment socialists would want). 

The Economics of Tragedy

Economic tragedies rest ever suspended over us in intervals between the moments in which they explode. Bataille's embrace of the tragic sense of the economy is as anti-utopian as it is ‘life affirming'-a Nietzscheanism without which Bataille would not be possible. But then, Bataille is not possible without De Sade either. Within De Sade's work is a key to understanding a system of exchange which throws aside the victimary moralisms socialism requires to dress itself as an utopian ideology whilst enjoying the same unencumbered power plays. 

Representative Authority

Representative government is rife with characters who are stationed for little other purpose than for the sake of flattering people's feelings. The representative leader or potential leader only represents desire. Granted, the representative leader may create the desire itself,