Monthly Archives: January 2015

Charlie Hebdo Reaction Spectacle

The following comments are meant to situate the popular reactions to the massacre of the Charlie Hebdo within the overall defensive mechanisms our societies use to keep themselves together. To do this I will be approaching the issue in a … Continue reading

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Laughing with Charlie Hebdo

We vomit on all these people who suddenly say they are our friends. Bernard Holtrop The killings at Charlie Hebdo and elsewhere, over the course of the last week in france, have become spectacle, culminating in the multitudinous demonstrations throughout … Continue reading

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The art of charlie hebdo

God is a comedian, playing to an audience too afraid to laugh. Voltaire … we should call every truth fake which was not accompanied  by at least one laugh. Friedrich Nietzsche Notre ressort est de dénoncer la bêtise en faisant rire. Cabu … Continue reading

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There is no god in any language

the sacred as violence against thought: god and the sacred inverted ideals of fear and helplessness are projected to the skies as a psychotic formation. religion is thought that fears itself. as weapons overcome the body, the sacred overcomes the … Continue reading

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For Charlie Hebdo

Profanation … neutralises what it profanes. Once profaned, that which was unavailable and separate loses its aura and is returned to use … [It] deactivates the apparatuses of power and returns to common use the spaces that power had seized. … Continue reading

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The songs of anarchy: spain

Anarchism in spain, from its beginnings in the later half of the 19th century until the revolution/civil war of 36-39, was to be found in an extraordinary wealth of expressions: among them song.  We share in this post what came … Continue reading

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Forms of politics: Anarchism and organisation

S’organiser n’a jamais voulu dire s’affiler à la même organisation. S’organiser, c’est agir d’après une perception commune, à quelque niveau que ce soit. Dormir, se battre, manger, se soigner, faire la fête, conspirer, débattre, relèvent d’un seul movement vital.  La … Continue reading

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