The Philosophy of Construction

The Vulgarizations of Marxism

This is the second essay in the Meaning of Marxism series. The first can be found here. Marxism is the most intensely discredited theoretical problematic in contemporary intellectual culture. Unlike other discredited theoretical problematics, like classical philosophy for being racist and misogynistic and evolutionary psychology for drifting towards social darwinism and eugenics, most critiques ofContinue reading “The Vulgarizations of Marxism”

Intro to the Meaning of Marxism

This is an introduction to a series of essays on the Meaning of Marxism. “What is now happening to Marx’s theory has, in the course of history, happened repeatedly to the theories of revolutionary thinkers and leaders of oppressed classes fighting for emancipation. During the lifetime of great revolutionaries, the oppressing classes constantly hounded them,Continue reading “Intro to the Meaning of Marxism”

On Aesthetic Communism

There is a growing trend amongst people in my generation to ascribe to a form of ‘aesthetic communism’. By aesthetic communism, I mean people that agree with communism in theory and will say things like “eat the rich”, “fuck the military”, and crack jokes about the impending ‘revolution’. However, these same people will then devoteContinue reading “On Aesthetic Communism”