Not all men wants to be free … or play jazz

Philosopher Alexander Bard, whose ideas on syntheism I have written about before here, has been quite vocal in what he sees as the dark underbelly of the #metoo campaign. Bard promises to further elaborate and address drives in the internet age and the need for human archetypes in his & Jan Söderqvist’s forthcoming book; Digital Libido. In a conversation (in Swedish) with Katerina Janousch (Swedish … Continue reading Not all men wants to be free … or play jazz

The Cure #2: Acceptance Commitment Theology

In my post The Sickness I bashed psychoanalys and different strands of psychology for being in service of capitalism; of an ideological production of a self-sufficient individual. However, when I’m now turning to formulating a remedy, there are different aspects of this where I think that Acceptance Commitment Therapy (ACT) is productive. But I would like to advance this to Acceptance Commitment Theology. It’s all the … Continue reading The Cure #2: Acceptance Commitment Theology

Sex, Money & Theology

What is theology? I know, had that been the ”sexy” headline this may become the least read piece I’ve ever written. However, I believe that there is much to be said on this topic. One way of thinking about theology is to align with a tweet from theologian David Capener: Contemporary theology seems to be about answering questions no one is asking. I believe this has a painful … Continue reading Sex, Money & Theology

The Cure #1: Control+Alt+Deleuze

In my last post I posited that capitalist individualism may be seen as a sickness. I wouldn’t do my job as a deleuzian philosopher if I didn’t take the mission command to introduce new problems and dream up new concepts, new worlds even. Here is one idea that has been floating around in my head for some time. How to merge a libertarianism (verging on anarchism) … Continue reading The Cure #1: Control+Alt+Deleuze

Creating the Political Future

”Det geniala med lagen är att det bygger på en tydlig representation av det gudomliga. Den hyllar visserligen Gud – att hylla någon som ända aldrig lägger sig i något kostar ingenting, och det är därför också det äldsta metafysiska tricket i boken – men det viktiga är inte vem lagen hyllar, utan att den bygger på något fysiskt frånvarande så att den med hyllningen som kamouflage … Continue reading Creating the Political Future