Ecoterrorism: George Monbiot vs Andreas Malm

Is infrastructure sabotage deemed ecocidal productive or counterproductive? The need to repair the damage at an even greater cost to the planet marks these acts as imbued with crass stupidity. However, before concluding, let’s look at the debate between two ecologists, George Monbiot, British journalist, and Andreas Malm, Swedish geographer author of ‘How to sabotage … Read more

Sensitivity readers or new breed of inquisitors?

Abstract: Authors write about people, not for them. Essential nuance and yet misunderstood by editors assisted by ‘sensitivity readers’. A misunderstanding caused by a misconception of the collective? Bram Stoker redacted by Dracula Dracula, hired as Bram Stoker’s sensitive reader, rewrote his vampire classic. How did this author of the Barbarian Ages have the audacity … Read more

Genre: do non-binaries exist?

Abstract: Non-binaries exist but it is rarely the ones we hear called themselves that, which are rather anti-binaries. The distinction is important for knowing people’s true preferences, their sociability, their hidden neuroses and their true contribution to the cause of gender. Non-bi and bi-name A 2022 article clarified the distinction between non-binary and anti-binary. A … Read more

Artificial intelligence does not exist, lightly announces Luc Julia

Abstract: Reassured by Luc Julia’s book? Artificial intelligence doesn’t exist? I severely criticize the work, Julia seriously misunderstanding what intelligence is. I end with a warning: let’s not reproduce the mistakes of the child-king with the AIs. Tedious biography… Getting into Luc Julia’s book is tedious. “Artificial intelligence does not exist!” With this shocking title, … Read more

The whistleblower, the tuber-for-you and the wokist

Abstract: Three profiles of activists in the media: The tuber-for-you informs while leaving interpretation free. The whistleblower sounds the alarm to the collective by leaving to the collective the paternity of what to think of it. Finally the wokist imposes on the collective the conduct to be held. Three positions that mark pure solidarity, the … Read more

Wokism or the great return of idealism

Abstract: Wokism marks the resurgence of idealism. Great pendulum movement in response to deconstructivism. But something has changed. Those who practice wokism have changed. New generation of individualists who no longer try to collectivize the ideal but to impose it in its intact, radical version. The pendulum movement is also from the soliDary to the … Read more

When science takes its ease with racial symbolism

Abstract: Some authors use biology to interpret questions of psychology and sociology. This is the reductionist tradition —our behaviors would emanate from our physical constitution. Cultural symbolism is sought in biology, and if it is not found there, it would be illusory. I deliberately take a polemical example, the concept of race, to show that: … Read more

Attacking identity or how to miss the right target

Abstract: It is not against identity that we must go to war but against the desperate individualism that ejects all traces of collectivism. History of an intellectual misdirection that lasts. Philosophical slippage “We never stop putting an end to identity” attacks Jean-Marie Durand in Philomag, commenting on the essay Le Siècle des égarés (The Century … Read more