• Step 82: Art and AI

    Step 82: Art and AI

    How we got to AI and the role of art

  • Step 81: Kant and the Rise of Subjective Realism

    Step 81: Kant and the Rise of Subjective Realism

    Exploring Kant’s influence on subjective relativism Ryder considers the shift from empirical reality to individual autonomy.

  • Step 80: Transcendent Escapism

    Step 80: Transcendent Escapism

    Using abstractions, like truth and catastrophe fantasies, we bypass reality with dangerous universal rules that validate our desires.

  • Step 79: Skipping Reality

    Step 79: Skipping Reality

    When ideology, on one side, and the simulacra on the other don’t have the net of reality, the game is over.

  • Step 78: The Parallax View

    Step 78: The Parallax View

    What if we don’t overcome or sublate, but merely shift perspective?

  • Step 77: Perspective Framing

    Step 77: Perspective Framing

    Considering a deconstructionist background we look at “perspective framing” of therapy, buddhism, and christianity to address the problem of locating the desiring self.

  • Step 76: Concrete Universal

    Step 76: Concrete Universal

    The concept of concrete universalism is exemplified through “garbage,” where a specific object represents a broader category, like art.

  • Step 75: Holy to Holy S***

    Step 75: Holy to Holy S***

    Christianity has a gap, requiring Christ to mediate between man and God. Our relation is through filth and pain.