Disclaimer: spoilers for all of Food Wars up till S3 Episode 5 I don’t write about the craft of storytelling too much. I much rather talk about what a story says and how rather than how well it said it. It’s not that how good a story is doesn’t play a factor or even that … More Food Wars and The Art of a Good Twist
Disclaimer: This is Post-Marxist analysis of the anime industry. Reader discretion is advised. “The history of all hitherto society is the history of class struggle”-Karl Marx To be lawful or good, that is the question. For over 10 years corporate streaming sites like Crunchyroll have sought to gain power by claiming moral authority over the … More To Be Lawful or Good: Why Crunchyroll is Doomed to Fail and Japan Needs Unions(along with co-ops)
“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.” One of Western civilizations earliest and harshest critics of the arts (who himself wanted to be a poet before turning to philosophy) is Plato. It’s important to note that for the ancient Greeks the term “Poetry” meant all narrative art, … More What Ancient Greek Philosophy Can Tell Us About Stain
“Similarly, I think that the only real difference between a Minus and a Plus is one can choose to live for others while the other can’t live without others emotionally speaking” That’s what I wrote about the difference between a minus and a plus. And I stand by that statement. However, things might be a … More What is a Plus?
You can’t derive an “ought” from an “is”-David Hume In the last blog post, I covered Borgism, what it is (its core tenants) and the logic behind it. If you haven’t read that you’ll need to in order to understand this one. As a quick review, the main points of Borgism were Solipsism, Pragmatism, Utilitarianism, … More Borgism: Part 2, The Praxis
DISCLAIMER: OVER 5000 WORDS. If you don’t want an indepth explaination DO NOT READ! In the previous blog I talked about Borgism and what it stands for and advocates. Originally this was supposed to be part 2 but as I was writing I reliazed I was going to deep into the economic system of a … More Characteristics of the Solution Proposed
Naming is important. In a name is power, and the quest for power is the driving force of history. Those who deny or don’t realize this are not sparred in “The Great Game” but moved and manipulated in ways that they don’t understand. From the perspective of the Game Masters it’s preferrable to have controlled … More Borgism: Part 1, The Philosophy
Everything that follows is true. As far as I know. – Back before the Great Interregnum¹, During the time of kings, 3 divided the world among themselves. They were known as “The Big 3”. The secret to their success lied in a simple discovery. Their parents had taught them that if you describe to people … More My Ninja Way is to Go Beyond
Disclaimer: Since this is my 20th blog post I decided to make this one even more personal and for myself than usual. Since I’ve just finished Medaka Box and it’s become my favorite completed work I figured I write about that and my meditations trying to figure out what a minus even truly is basically … More What is a Minus?
There’s alot of bullshit in the anime community. It’s a common fact to anyone who’s been here for awhile that everyone thinks they are right and no one actually knows anything. But the example that pisses me off the most is the current consensus view on shounen action series. You’ll never hear anything more ignore … More Losing in Order to Win: Medaka Box’s Perversion of Shounen Values