Posts Tagged ‘negativity’

Ligotti’s triumphantly negative text is a philosophical, ethical, and aesthetic probing into the non-place that humans occupy in an indifferent universe. Ligotti’s touchstones range from Schopenhauer, to Nietzsche, to Zapffe to contemporaries such as David Benatar and Metzinger while also discussing classical, gothic, and weird fiction. Ligotti also touches on less expected topics such as […]


Dysphorias

02Oct09

Alex and Nick have both posted their contributions to the Militant Dysphoria event on Wednesday in London.¬† One of the points in Dominic’s book which struck me was in relation to his discussion of Xasthur in that¬† suicide is not a solution but a capitulation (44) and that misanthropy must be cleaned of all self […]



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