The Holy All-Against-All

Belief in divinity creates a bit of a paradox. It supercharges yourself, creates a positive feedback loop between all the phenomena of the universe and your own capacities, making you incrementally more invincible. But it also potentially does that to your perception of everyone else, and if everyone else believes that, they are doing this […]

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Drama and Splits Build the Left

Elsewhere I’ve described how the social fabric of the left is a series of mappable, one-to-one human connections, and how politicized socializing is a strategy, and advanced concepts in pursuing that strategy.  But I didn’t say what those connections were made of. I didn’t say they all had to be made of harmony. Actually, they can be made […]

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