leftism

Primitivism and the "Regressive Left"

  • Posted on: 29 July 2016
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From Wildism

Among the weak arguments against Progress, there is the peculiar case of dominant ideologies hosting factions that reject it in the name of dominant values. The so-called “regressive left” is an example of this from humanism. The regressive left argues that Western civilization embodies power structures that prevent it from living up to humanist or post-humanist values. That is, these structures either prevent Western civilization from acknowledging the equal moral worth of all humans, or from acknowledging the moral standing of humans plus something else, like sentient animals or nature. For instance, Merchant (1980, p. 278) writes,

FRR Audiobooks: Against Identity Politics: Spectres, Joylessness, & the Contours of Ressentiment by Lupus Dragonowl

  • Posted on: 29 September 2015
  • By: Anonymous (not verified)

listen here: http://freeradicalradio.net/2015/09/29/against-identity-politics-spectre...

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Lupus Dragonowl’s “Against Identity Politics: Spectres, Joylessness, & the Contours of Ressentiment,” originally publishd in AJODA, is read aloud by Arabella Story Tella.