Amy Ireland: Nick Land, W.B. Yeats, and Anastrophic Modernism

Break The Code

Anastrophic modernism tells us that we have only discounted the perpetuation of the modernist avant-garde because we have refused to accept the possibility of its inhumanity.

—Amy Ireland, The Poememenon: Form as Occult Technology

Theory-fiction or philo-fiction as it is sometimes called has become all the rage within certain circles of the academic community in the past few years. Moving away from the strict economy of thought that has come down to us as so many concepts hashed and re-hashed through so many iterations of abstraction to produce something new and unprecedented only to discover it is but a turn, a trope, a shift in perspective and masking of previous thought some thinkers have jettisoned the whole nexus of philosophical discourse for the Outside. As François Laruelle recently said in Struggle and Utopia at the End Times of Philosophy:

Those who are spiritual are not at all spiritualists, for the…

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New poll results suggest where Russia and Ukraine are heading — Euromaidan Press

Three poll results announced yesterday, two in Russia and one in Ukraine, merit particular notice because they suggest the directions the peoples and their respective countries are likely to be heading in the coming months and even years. 34 more words

via New poll results suggest where Russia and Ukraine are heading — Euromaidan Press

Crimea’s Russians who backed Anschluss now turning against Moscow, Vasiliyev says — Euromaidan Press

Many ethnic Russians who lived in Crimea before the Anschluss considered themselves more Russian than even those in Moscow, voted for pro-Russian parties and in 2014 welcomed the annexation by Russia. 45 more words

via Crimea’s Russians who backed Anschluss now turning against Moscow, Vasiliyev says — Euromaidan Press

The hard fate of foreign Russia-lovers: Ksenia Kirillova on the Paul Whelan case — Euromaidan Press

For at least the past five years, Russia is steadfastly ratcheting up conflicts with Europe and the United States, exacerbating tensions every year. Nevertheless, in western countries, many people are still fond of everything connected with Moscow. 39 more words

via The hard fate of foreign Russia-lovers: Ksenia Kirillova on the Paul Whelan case — Euromaidan Press

A Maidan Might Break Out in Moldova by the End of the Month — Astute News

The Russian Foreign Ministry issued an uncharacteristically detailed warning about one of the possible scenarios that might transpire in this former Soviet republic by the end of the month following its upcoming parliamentary elections on 24 February. The Ministry’s Warning About Moldova Moldova might very well be on the edge of experiencing its own Maidan […]

via A Maidan Might Break Out in Moldova by the End of the Month — Astute News

Ukraine Crisis Media Center: Killings on Maidan: what we don’t know five years after the tragedy — To Inform is to Influence

Killings on Maidan: what we don’t know five years after the tragedy On February 18-20 Ukraine remembers the three bloodiest days of Maidan protests. In those days dozens of Maidan activists later called “Heaven’s Hundred” were killed. Year after year these are the days when Ukrainian media interview Serhiy Horbatuyk, head of the Department for […]

via Ukraine Crisis Media Center: Killings on Maidan: what we don’t know five years after the tragedy — To Inform is to Influence

Georgian Patriarchate concerned by position of Russian Orthodox Church official —

The Georgian Orthodox Church sees signs of a ‘threat’ in an interview given by the Chairman of the Department of External Relations of the Russian Patriarchate Metropolitan Hilarion, says the statement of the Georgian Patriarchate released today. Metropolitan Hilarion (Alfeyev) said in a TV interview with Russian national broadcaster Russia 24 ‘it is unimaginable that the Georgian Orthodox […]

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