Ungrounding Ourselves into the Christ-Ethic

For Lacan, public law such as “No Photos” or “Do not go on the grass” implicitly attracts the subject of that law to commit the very thing it prohibits (exactly in the way that if we tell the child not to eat the freshly baked cakes, we are simultaneously pointing out the method with which [Read More...]

Belief is a Parasite: What Alice, Old Yeller and Broken Lights Can Teach Us About Dogma

Dogma imprisons us within freedom. It gives us the caged experience of liberty. It drives us to think when we are bound we are free. The illusions that dogma perpetuate empowers us with the sense of being in control of our own destiny, as if we have a choice to follow the Creator. But the fatal flaw of dogma is that the illusions aren’t real. They lie to us. They betray us by being faithful to themselves. [Read more...]

The Homeless: Violent Liberators

At one point on his journey, Jesus comments on the static state of the homeless population. He says to his listeners that the homeless will always be here with us. In another place he equates a compassionate act to those in need, as the same as if we had enacted compassion directly on to Him. Essentially, the homeless population are Jesus in the flesh. They are messengers of the Rabbi from Nazareth. [Read more...]


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