Epistemology

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Apophatic Epistemology

books-1655783_1280Apophatic epistemology is a barely secularized form of Christian apophatic theology; meaning the notion that certain fields of knowledge ought be excluded from rigorous scientific study. Read more…

Epistemology of Age

dolphins-158219_1280Age discrimination as a transcultural phenomenon needs to become far better understood and especially so considering the huge cost for economies due to structural age discrimination which is just as irrational as other forms of discrimination. (book) Read more…

Epistemology of Child Abuse

child-1439468_1280The term child abuse has become increasingly sexually loaded when in fact there are also many other forms of child abuse and not solely sexual child abuse, physical child abuse and psychological child abuse but also structural child abuse more generally as involving applied social practices of structural oppression; namely physionomism (oppression as justified by discursive recourse to the body) specifically and DOLP (discrimination, oppression, lies and prejudice) generally. Read more…

Epistemology of Culture

colosseum-3012088_1280Culture has become an essentialist buzzword much like race was during parts of the 20th century in hence discursively legitimizing patriarchal ethnocracy. What then is culture? Culture is simply structural oppression with highly varying ethnic expressions. This is not to say of course that culture should be entirely rejected in favor of strict science but rather that culture needs be continually deconstructed in eliminating structural oppression generally by means of social innovation and feminist SBT (Social Behavioral Training). Read more…

Epistemology of Deprivation

people-3053051_1280Heteroculture is the ideological hegemony of the psychology of sexual helplessness. What does this mean? It means that there is a phantasmatic, yet socially constructed structural gender barrier which is nevertheless social reality and which causes tremendous suffering of emotional deprivation in terms of both deficit in and relative absence of interpersonal intimacy for human persons of most genders. Read more…

Epistemology of Evilization

angry-33059_1280The question of evil is typically posed as a matter of ontology and it is unsurprising that Communists in representing a nefarious totalitarian ideology that has spread so much mass evil will typically deny the very performance of evil by curiously for historical materialists claiming that the question of evil must be cast as a metaphysical question of ontotheology. Read more…

Epistemology of Fear

dementia-3051832_1280Fear is a frequent companion in sentient life and so we need elaborate as to what fear is, what purpose it serves functionally speaking and how it is socially constructed in varying cultural and individual contexts. Read more…

Epistemology of Friendship

alter-ego-1007565_1280Friendship in the age of social media has largely become appropriated by Facebook and other social media where friendship is easy although often complicated. A study showed that Americans on average has only 1,5 friends IRL. Our friendships have thus very much become increasingly owned by Facebook Inc. and other social media corporations. Read more…

Epistemology of Gender

turn-on-2933003_1280Gender is typically conceived of as collective and binary. Yet gender is highly individual and intersects with many other social roles of shibboleths of discrimination/oppression such as age, class, color, ethnicity, functionality, religion etc. and is thus highly influenced by those other social roles indeed. Read more…

Epistemology of Girlhood

child-with-braids-937658_1280What does it mean to be a girl in epistemological terms? Being a girl means being situated at the intersection of age, gender and sexuality and hence suffer triple exclusion/subordination under ethnocratic patriarchy. Read more…

Epistemology of Historical Materialism

germany-700258_1280Until the 18th century did ethnically dominant Christian churches in Europe socially reinforce their respective ideological hegemonies by means of frightening the general population with the prospect of hellfire and the like. Read more…

Epistemology of Insanity

security-3014154_1280What is insanity and is it even a homogeneous phenomenon at all? Insanity is one of those general terms that lump together diverse and heterogeneous phenomena into one short representation of carno-phallogocentrism. Read more…

Epistemology of Intimate Anatomy

model-3031110_1280While gender has innumerable aspects as pertaining to semiotic investments throughout the body is the question of intimate anatomy an important one as well. Read more…

Epistemology of Justice

girl-2940655_1280What is justice and is there really such a thing? Furthermore what kind of question is this? Is this an ontological question over the “existence” of justice? Would any serious person actually claim that justice exists in ontological terms? Read more…

Epistemology of Love

heartFeminism needs to re-appropriate sexuality from hegemonic male conceptualization while questioning female nominal privileges inherent to sexism. (book)  Read more…

Epistemology of Patriarchal Economy

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Why is it that patriarchy is so widely and vehemently opposed to sex work in so many different cultures around the world? While patriarchy obviously wishes to continue to control females sexualities are there also economic reasons. Read more…

Epistemology of Pedophobia

cat-2184682_128019th century sexology invented the notion of exclusive sexualities as a certain Para-Christian derivative of the Christian religious notion of monogamous marital fidelity. But can interpersonal desire be exclusive and is there even such a thing as exclusive desire? Read more…

Epistemology of Prostitution

red-light-299710_1280What is prostitution from the perspective of epistemology, namely the philosophical theory of knowledge? While this may seem remote and even irrelevant from the perspective of most patriarchal philosophers is this an essential question indeed for commercially sexually enslaved victims. Read more…

Epistemology of Psychiatry

cooperate-2924261_1280Psychiatry is a performative practice of systemic projection whereby the psychiatrist makes an all-powerful judgment without even needing to consult a second opinion and without any kind of due process. All that is needed for disenfranchising a citizen is for a psychiatrist to physionomistically stigmatize just any human person. This is performative epistemological privilege of power in its purest form. Read more…

Epistemology of Rape

photoshoot-2913930_1280Moral systems are based on a priori systemic determination as to what types of considerations count as proper concerns within a framework of a particular morality claiming to represent transcendent ethics. The determination of as to what concerns that are considered valid means that the moral system becomes a discursive machine where the outcome is predetermined by ostensibly “neutral” logocentrism. Read more…

Epistemology of “Religion”

chemist-3014142_1280The term religion is derived from the Latin term “religio” which referred to adherence to virtues of Greco-Roman mystery religion. Read more…

Epistemology of Revolution

revolution-743467_1280Revolutions have a bad reputation among historians and so the diversity in experiences of historical revolutions and their respective outcomes thus need be comparatively and carefully studied, considered and understood indeed. Read more…

Epistemology of Sexual Exploitation

achieve-1822503_1280While rape involves physical coercion does what is known as sexual abuse, yet is better described as sexual exploitation involve psychological coercion, namely using leverage of power in order so as attain sexual contact without the genuine consent of that person. Read more…

Epistemology of Sexualization

vogue-405148_1280The question of sexualization is central to gender relations in secular modern society, yet what is sexualization and why is it problematic? We need therefore re-understand the performativity of sexualization whether and irrespectively of sexualization is mutually desired or not in particular social situations. Read more…

Epistemology of Sex Work

woman-3025700_1280What is commercial sex? That is an essential question as commercialization of hypothetically reproductive sexual intimacy permeates sexuality under patriarchy whose essence is to invent, develop and perpetuate social customs, social practices and social institutions with the purpose of facilitating male sexual exploitation of females. Read more…

Epistemology of the Para-Christian

head-1058432_1280What is known as so called “para-psychology” was invented as an academic field in the history of ideas for the purpose of the study of psychological phenomena which traditionally in Christianity were deemed to be beyond the epistemological realm of Christianity and whose study was therefore reserved for the historical medieval academic discipline of demonology. The Eurocentric dichotomy between psychology and so called “para-psychology” is thus premised on the medieval Christianity/”Pagan” binary with so called “para-psychology” being sort of a continuation of medieval demonology. Read more…

Epistemology of the Subconscious

team-386673_1280Evil is essentially a zoological phenomenon usually known as parasitism and ever since Sigmund Freud has the secular world beyond Rabbinic Judaism been aware that individual human consciousness is divided into two parts, the conscious and the subconscious. Yet what is exactly the subconscious? Read more…

Epistemology of War

girl-1408618_1280Philosophical schools of morality are typically based on justifying nominally immoral acts in the name of shibboleths of necessity; i.e. system, logic, law etc. The common misperception of morality including among virtually all academic philosophers is that it is about ethics and so this is thus completely mistaken as morality is in many ways the very opposite of ethics although claiming the same telos. Read more…