Monthly Archives: September 2013

“Fuck”, Abbott and delicate sensibilities

Here at blogging the end we don’t normally blog about day to day politics, we hold ourselves a little above the fray. However, the attacks against CAAH for use of the word “fuck” on a recent poster are so ridiculous … Continue reading

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Philosophers’ Carnival #155

Another month, another Philosophers’ Carnival. Philosophers’ Carnival #155 if I’m not mistaken. This month we have a rich crop of formal content, but never fear if that’s not your area- we’ve much other stuff too. Thanks to all who submitted, … Continue reading

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Whose Freedom?

The subtitle of this blog is “Let all things be held in common.” i.e. “let communism”. When asked why I support communism my reply is always “human freedom”. I often get perplexed looks. The normal dialectic for public consumption is … Continue reading

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Fences cross us

“Property doesn’t merely have a fence around it; it is a fence around us. What was really being enclosed during the enclosures was not the land itself but us, the working class. Property, the differential ownership of the means of … Continue reading

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Two worlds

I stand on a high rock Carved by the ocean’s waves and ocean’s breath. Light spitter spatters over the water And a knife of brine slices my nose.   The wave’s dash Over the headland rocks, into the tidal pools, … Continue reading

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Freedom, revolution and ethics

This is the introduction to a longer work I’m writing “How is that the greatest yelps for liberty are heard from the drivers of Negroes?” -Johnson There’s nothing very particular about the circumstances of Johnson’s quote. Before the early capitalist … Continue reading

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