Disclaimer: This is a 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 … 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?
Warning: This is the first edition/version of a most more through piece I will make in the future after I have read and studied more. Think of it as a first draft if you will. You can’t derive an “ought” from an “is”-David Hume In the last blog post, I covered Borgism, what it is … More Borgism: Part 2, The Praxis (Ver. 1)
Warning: This is the first edition/version of a most more through piece I will make in the future after I have read and studied more. Think of it as a first draft if you will. Disclaimer: While I believe in all basic ideas stated here this is by no means meant to be taken as … More Borgism: Part 1, The Philosophy (Ver. 1)
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 ignorant … More Losing in Order to Win: Medaka Box’s Perversion of Shounen Values
Disclaimer 1: A slight spoiler that will be marked for P5, and there are slight hxh spoilers as per usual. Unmarked Death Note spoilers because WATCH IT ALREADY Fiat justitia ruat cælum Let justice be done, though the heavens fall As with many enduring phrases throughout history, this saying can be taken in both a … More Hunter x Hunter, Persona 5, and Judgement
It’s time to get ♠Political♥♥ Yes, after my MHA post blew up, it is now time to repulse all my potential new readers by talking positively about communism!(though I wouldn’t call myself a communist technically). It’s finally time to dive into the ugly yet rewarding world of politics and see how it’s involved in our … More Suicide and Communism: A parable of 2 islands