“Ideological Mistakes of Louis Ferdinand Céline and Emil Cioran” – Mara Magda MAFTEI

Journal of Romanian Literary Studies, no. 5/2014 Abstract: 2011 was a year of reference for both Emil Cioran and Louis Ferdinand Céline. We celebrated the centenary of the Romanian philosopher who chose to exile himself in Paris and also the 50-year anniversary of Céline’s death. In fact, we witnessed controversial issues in France linked to… Continue lendo “Ideological Mistakes of Louis Ferdinand Céline and Emil Cioran” – Mara Magda MAFTEI

Inside Incel: Alek Minassian and online misoginy | The Fifth State documentary

It was characterized as the actions of a lone wolf — the van attack in Toronto last spring. But was it really? Alek Minassian is accused of committing one of the largest mass killings in Canadian history. Before the attack, a post appeared on Minassian's Facebook account that said "the Incel Rebellion has already begun."… Continue lendo Inside Incel: Alek Minassian and online misoginy | The Fifth State documentary

“An Essay On Reactionary Thought”: De Maistre’s divine providentialism vs. Cioran’s atheodicy

Justification by Providence is the quixotism of theology.The adjective satanic, which [De Maistre] applied to the French Revolution he might just as well have extended to all events [...] especially the most important one: the Creation.E. M. CIORAN “Nothing is where it belongs”: the refrain of all emigrations, and also the point of departure for… Continue lendo “An Essay On Reactionary Thought”: De Maistre’s divine providentialism vs. Cioran’s atheodicy

Evangelical Christians in the USA | DW Documentary

Evangelical Christians often have a huge impact on American politics. Many of these people are socially conservative, consider themselves patriots, and believe that Americans have a constitutional right to own guns. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S33bTCrv-vE This documentary explores the core beliefs of America's fundamentalist Christians -- including the concept of creation, as opposed to evolution. Our report features… Continue lendo Evangelical Christians in the USA | DW Documentary

“Por que torço para que Bolsonaro morra” – Hélio SCHWARTSMAN

Folha de S. Paulo, 7 de julho de 2020 Jair Bolsonaro está com Covid-19. Torço para que o quadro se agrave e ele morra. Nada pessoal. Como já escrevi aqui a propósito desse mesmo tema, embora ensinamentos religiosos e éticas deontológicas preconizem que não devemos desejar mal ao próximo, aqueles que abraçam éticas consequencialistas não… Continue lendo “Por que torço para que Bolsonaro morra” – Hélio SCHWARTSMAN

In Defense of Abortion | Carneades.org

An explanation of three arguments for the legal right to abortion, an argument from moral status, an argument from autonomy, and an argument from efficacy. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3bAbvNvaJCE RELATED CONTENT:

“The Horrifying True Story of ‘Keep Sweet: Pray and Obey’, and the Cult of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints” – Laura MARTIN

ESQUIRE, 8 June 2022 A four-part documentary directed by Rachel Dretzin, Keep Sweet: Pray and Obey tells the story of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (FLDS), and its disgraced leader, Warren Jeffs. But what’s the true story behind the religion and how did it end up in the unholy place it is now?… Continue lendo “The Horrifying True Story of ‘Keep Sweet: Pray and Obey’, and the Cult of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints” – Laura MARTIN

“Los otros «anti-sistema»: Cioran por Savater” – Jesús García CÍVICO

El Hype, 15 noviembre 2016 Hay una idea tan peligrosa como extendida según la cual, los libros actuales son aquellos que se acaban de publicar. Yo creo, más bien, que hay libros que resultan actuales porque algún pensamiento en ellos permite comprender (y pensar) algo inteligente y distinto acerca del presente: una forma de escapar… Continue lendo “Los otros «anti-sistema»: Cioran por Savater” – Jesús García CÍVICO

E. M. Cioran o el cielo, la tierra y el abismo – Leobardo VILLEGAS

Reflexiones Marginales #67, 25 enero 2022 Resúmen: Este trabajo es una reflexión sobre el tiempo en el pensamiento de Emil Cioran. Su objetivo es mostrar cómo es que, para el filósofo rumano, antes y después del tiempo histórico, el cual se distingue por el cambio, hay dos tiempos que no devienen: uno positivo, paradisíaco, otro… Continue lendo E. M. Cioran o el cielo, la tierra y el abismo – Leobardo VILLEGAS

“Nihilism and Negritude: Ways of Living in Africa” – Célestin MONGA

Nihilism: African Variations So I’m in Douala: no other airport has this picturesque absurdity, this hectic torpor, and this huge dose of bitterness. The customs hall is taken by storm by all manner of individuals whom the damp atmosphere doesn’t discourage. As always, you have to wait, interminably, for the luggage. From one and the… Continue lendo “Nihilism and Negritude: Ways of Living in Africa” – Célestin MONGA