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21stCenturySynthesis
Eliot Rosenstock - therapist, theorist
Created 14 Jan 2021
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  • XZ: an event-guard play
    30 Jun 2022
    XZ: an event-guard play (Z is sitting in a chair at a table, when X walks in from stage right, he doesn’t sit down at the table with Z) X: What you experienced there wasn’t real. It was a hallucinatio...
  • Historical Whiteness Contra Univeral Whiteness
    20 Jun 2022
    Gentrification and White Flight, respectively. Do you not like “woke-ism”? Go to somewhere without it. Maybe come to North Tyneside where I am, a 95% white city. Maybe white flight is the answer. Alth...
  • Historical Whiteness Contra Universal Whiteness
    20 Jun 2022
    The Meme Man’s Gentrification and White Flight, respectively. Do you not like “woke-ism”? Go to somewhere without it. Maybe come to North Tyneside where I am, a 95% white city. Maybe white flight is t...
  • Hierarchy in Language: The Vector Of Meaning Which Is Quilting Point Tension
    16 Jun 2022
    JREG fan art, Youtuber who makes himself an embodiment of “The Gap” in political theory The Lacanian notion of the quilting point in essence, that a master signifier (S1) or set of signifiers (S2) is ...
  • The Matrix Has You
    13 Jun 2022 3 0
    Society encourages our function to dominate our personal psychology, but we are going to change that using psychology and philosophy. Why did an abstract film like The Matrix register as easily and ab...
  • Dialectical Egoism: A Necessity-Proof Hypothesis for the Hard Problem of Consciousness
    08 Jun 2022
    Psychological Egoism posits the theory that every action we take can be described as self-interest, and that we can not help but to be propelled by this interest. The Psychological Egoism idea is also...
  • Logic Fragments
    01 Jun 2022 1 0
    I listen to what is shut-up. I like to listen to what is taken away. I like to listen— “as a therapist,” to how one deals with righteous anger. How does one ruin their lives while being right? This is...
  • The Dead Cause Is Not Mine
    11 Apr 2022 1 0
    The supposedly vital left-wing “Union of Egoists” has been dragged to the garbage heap of the joke collection of anyone who calls themselves a Marxist or a Socialist. And since this is already a garba...
  • Perceiving Nature
    29 Mar 2022
    Our interaction with what we can call nature, is always hounded by the blight of our perception. We can not perceive nature without presupposing a nature-aesthetic. Naturalism is almost as prevalent a...
  • Many Birds, One Stone: Collinearity in Psychotherapy Treatment
    17 Mar 2022 2 0
    Fix the first thing, fix the second thing? Fix a third thing? How many birds can you kill with one stone? Collinearity is typically a statistical error in financial analysis, but in psychotherapy, it ...
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