A view of transmeds, tucutes, gender critics, queer leftists, cultish practices, and it not being that hard to just respect people

Between my spending a lot of time in queer spaces, the shitshow in professional philosophy, and, at this point, just popular discourse, I decided to try to understand the positions different groups who concern themselves with transness. Primarily I’m looking for the positions held and the arguments and evidence for those positions. Seconardily I’m looking for the practical concerns and sociological features of the groups, … Continue reading A view of transmeds, tucutes, gender critics, queer leftists, cultish practices, and it not being that hard to just respect people

A brief note on accelerationism

To oversimplify, but catch the essence of, the case for acceleration versus putting a band aid on the status quo, the agreed seems to be that: Right now x=h people are dying/being substantially harmed/bad thing per year. Accelerating would increase that to an average of h=x+a for y years, but then decreasing it to h=x-b for z years. The band aid Bernie would decrease it … Continue reading A brief note on accelerationism

An interesting post regarding the death tolls of communism and capitalism

An interesting post regarding the death tolls of communism and capitalism. (Usually the counts of the former assume the count of the latter is 0. So any lives cut short by (the implementation of) communism count, but any lives saved are not subtracted.) I remain convinced the word “communism” should be thrown out, except perhaps in technical contexts. In popular contexts people associate it with … Continue reading An interesting post regarding the death tolls of communism and capitalism