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Capitalism generating postcapitalism

April 30th, 2018 · No Comments

It is very hard for some, especially after so much Fukuyama propaganda, to snap out of the fixation on the inevitability of capitalism, but all at once the inevitability of postcapitalism comes into view. ————– The american system is in a dialectical tail spin as the monumental idiocy of rightist action seeds revolutionary futurism.

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times paywall a capitalist farce…//[Marxism] Opinion | Shorebirds, the World’s Greatest Travelers, Face Extinction – The New York Times

April 30th, 2018 · No Comments

have used up my quota for this month… Source: [Marxism] Opinion | Shorebirds, the World’s Greatest Travelers, Face Extinction – The New York Times

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From the concept of ‘civilizations’ to global differential transitions

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R48G: the illusion of ‘western civilization’…the modern transition, globalization, and the breakdown of the bourgeois revolutions… September 19th, 2017 · https://www.lrb.co.uk/v39/n18/pankaj-mishra/what-is-great-about-ourselves The term ‘the West’ is really a fiction: we have discussed this many times in order to get past Eurocentric confusions including those in the critics of Eurocentricism. In terms of the eonic effect […]

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Bennett and the concept of hyparxsis…

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R48G: neo-communism and the hyparchic future? May 2nd, 2017 · One of the reasons for my interest in Bennett is due to the way the study of the eonic effect rediscovered his odd framework of space/time. The remarkable pattern of the eonic series and related parallel sidewinders is strikingly reminiscent of the action of the […]

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Re: [Marxism] (19) Michelle Wolf COMPLETE REMARKS at 2018 White House Correspondents’ Dinner (C-SPAN) – YouTube

April 30th, 2018 · No Comments

Source: Re: [Marxism] (19) Michelle Wolf COMPLETE REMARKS at 2018 White House Correspondents’ Dinner (C-SPAN) – YouTube

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Capitalism not a stage of economic history?

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R48G: capitalism is not a stage of (economic) history: marxist production theory is misleading and making the problem worse…did Marx/Engels fumble the ball? April 5th, 2017 · was capitalism a mistake…? we are probably dead by capitalism so the answer is clear… http://history-and-evolution.com/whee4th/chap6_3_2.htm“>a href=”http://history-and-evolution.com/whee4th/chap6_3_2.htm”>http://history-and-evolution.com/whee4th/chap6_3_2.htm The whole emphasis of marxism is confused: the way that capitalism […]

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World history and punctuated equilibrium done right

April 30th, 2018 · No Comments

‘Punctuated equilibrium’ and world history October 11th, 2012 · Descent of Man Revisited takes ‘punctuated equilibrium’ (two words from the dictionary) in a new direction, based on the clear pattern of punctuations in world history. There are multiple ways to derive ‘puncutated processes reverting to ‘relative dynamic’ equilibrium, and the result is indeed ‘evolutionary’ in […]

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Robert Reich Believes There’s Only One Way To Stop Trump: Democrats Need to Change | Alternet

April 30th, 2018 · No Comments

The near meltdown of Wall Street in 2008 precipitated a recession that cost millions their jobs, homes, and savings. But the Street got bailed out and not a single Wall Street executive went to jail. The experience traumatized America. In the two years leading up to the 2016 election, I revisited many of the places […]

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http://darwiniana.com/2018/04/29/end-of-history-or-end-of-eonic-sequence/ http://darwiniana.com/2018/04/29/considering-greece-why-the-left-should-embrace-brexit/ http://darwiniana.com/2018/04/29/the-fading-of-the-religions-of-the-axial-era/ http://darwiniana.com/2018/04/29/is-there-a-science-of-history-4/ http://darwiniana.com/2018/04/28/r48g-the-need-for-a-radical-movement-none-exist-at-the-moment/ http://darwiniana.com/2018/04/28/the-complex-species-transition-of-homo-sapiens-3-3-1-the-great-explosion/ http://darwiniana.com/2018/04/28/why-are-scientists-so-confused-by-evolution/ http://darwiniana.com/2018/04/28/natural-selection-can-never-be-right/ http://darwiniana.com/2018/04/28/left-sold-the-proganda-line-on-darwinism-notes-on-our-human-origins-why-truth-matters/ http://darwiniana.com/2018/04/26/climate-crisis-forcing-the-issue-of-postcapitalism/ http://darwiniana.com/2018/04/26/the-dramatic-universe/ http://darwiniana.com/2018/04/26/theres-no-philosophy-of-life-without-a-theory-of-human-nature-aeon-essays/ http://darwiniana.com/2018/04/26/the-cosmological-aspect-of-evolution/ http://darwiniana.com/2018/04/26/fanaticism-of-the-darwinists/ http://darwiniana.com/2018/04/26/assange-helped-bring-us-trump-why-the-dnc-is-fighting-wikileaks-and-not-wall-street/ http://darwiniana.com/2018/04/26/russian-roulette-appears-to-make-its-case-attacks-from-the-left-miss-the-point/ http://darwiniana.com/2018/04/25/has-the-modern-revolutionary-tide-spent-itself/

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In Trump Era, Christianity Goes Astray

April 30th, 2018 · No Comments

Source: In Trump Era, Christianity Goes Astray

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Half of the Great Barrier Reef Has Died Since 2016

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Source: Half of the Great Barrier Reef Has Died Since 2016

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Michael Ruse: Christianity and Darwinism as rival religions | Uncommon Descent

April 30th, 2018 · No Comments

Source: Michael Ruse: Christianity and Darwinism as rival religions | Uncommon Descent

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Tracing back enzyme evolution | Cosmos

April 30th, 2018 · No Comments

Source: Tracing back enzyme evolution | Cosmos

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Double trouble for a coral reef — ScienceDaily

April 30th, 2018 · No Comments

Source: Double trouble for a coral reef — ScienceDaily

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[Marxism] Societal Death or Transfiguration?, Cinema Visions of Humanity Facing Extinction | manuelgarciajr

April 30th, 2018 · No Comments

Source: [Marxism] Societal Death or Transfiguration?, Cinema Visions of Humanity Facing Extinction | manuelgarciajr

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Evangelical Extremists Mount a Secret Campaign to Re-Create a Christian America That Never Existed | Alternet

April 30th, 2018 · No Comments

Source: Evangelical Extremists Mount a Secret Campaign to Re-Create a Christian America That Never Existed | Alternet

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Hiroshima, Kyoto, and the Bombs of Climate Change 

April 29th, 2018 · 3 Comments

Source: Hiroshima, Kyoto, and the Bombs of Climate Change | The New Yorker

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Is the U.S. Government Evil? You Decide

April 29th, 2018 · No Comments

So how do you fight back? Source: Is the U.S. Government Evil? You Decide

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End of history or end of eonic sequence

April 29th, 2018 · No Comments

R48G: end of history or end of eonic sequence? man’s true freedom can’t emerge under domination by the market… October 22nd, 2017 · https://www.dropbox.com/home/Public?preview=The+Crisis+of+Modernity_ver4.pdf This version of the eonic model stages a far better version of both an Hegelian freedom metaphysics and the demonstration of emergent democracy:

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protesting the abortion of the israeli state…//Why Are Palestinians Protesting in Gaza?

April 29th, 2018 · No Comments

Source: Why Are Palestinians Protesting in Gaza?

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vampire capitalism…//What ‘Toys R Us’ Teaches Us About Taxes

April 29th, 2018 · No Comments

In 2005, private equity speculators bought the company and loaded it up with debt. Along the way, they extracted $470 million in fees. Last September, Toys “R” Us filed for bankruptcy. Now the company is closing its stores. Source: What ‘Toys R Us’ Teaches Us About Taxes

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The trouble with macroeconomics…//WP-Trouble.pdf

April 29th, 2018 · No Comments

We have ridiculed macroeconomics here many times: it is not a scientific subject, despite appearances… Source: WP-Trouble.pdf

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considering greece…//Why the Left Should Embrace Brexit

April 29th, 2018 · No Comments

http://darwiniana.com/2016/07/02/brexit-the-sturdy-brits-are-the-prototype-of-the-hobbits/ We supported brexit here–after the fact. The question of how greece was treated made the point seem obvious, but the left in general was mostly against it. This article seems to approach our view here… Source: Why the Left Should Embrace Brexit

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The shifting sands of Assadist propaganda | Louis Proyect: The Unrepentant Marxist

April 29th, 2018 · No Comments

Source: The shifting sands of Assadist propaganda | Louis Proyect: The Unrepentant Marxist

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