Found : Georges Bataille: ecstasy and the uneasiness of postmodernism French philosophers of the 20th century… took the new insights of Friedrich Nietzsche to its extreme and developed a totally new and unheard of philosophy: postmodernism. Crucial in the development of this new philosophy is the work of Georges Bataille (1897-1962). This French philosopher combined…

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Found : Why I am Not a Postmodernist Postmodernists complain that science is a cultural prejudice, and/or a tool invented by the current elite to maintain power, and/or only one "way of knowing" among many, with no special privilege. For postmodernists, science is "discourse", one system among many, maintained by a closed community as a…

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Found : Gnosticism as critique of Paganism (Snakes & Ladders) Embedded within gnosticism's almost maniacal hostility to the ecosystem is a beautiful and compelling cry for freedom, a libertarian drive towards unmediated lucidity and intuitive knowledge. Gnosticism were antinomian – against the law. The gnostic distrust of the world was not simply asceticism, nor simply…

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Found : H.P. Lovecraft: Visionary of the Void The occult subgenres holds up a mirror to Consensual reality. Occultists readily sneer at Slave-God religions and then piss themselves in ecstasy buying a genuine set of Aleister Crowley socks. There is much talk of the magician as a dangerous rebel or anarch of the soul by…

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“…an excellent example of the extent to which Gnosticism has infused the public domain… the Gnostic Friends Network… contains some astounding artwork by “Rev Max,” the Reverend Maximus Illuminatus. On this website are… original, graphic, powerful, sexually explicit and often shocking scenes that incisively and perceptively rework Gnostic (and Christian) themes. Through the medium of…

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