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By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 6 Apr 21

That aspect of the modern crisis which is bemoaned as a “wave of materialism’ is related to what is called the “crisis of authority.”  If the ruling class has lost its consensus, i.e. is no longer “leading” but only “dominant,” exercising coercive force alone, this means precisely that the great masses have become detached from their traditional ideologies, and no longer believe what they used to believe previously, etc.  The crisis consists precisely the fact that the old is dying and the new cannot be born; in this interregnum a great variety of morbid symptoms appear. Antonio Gramsci Prison Notebooks …

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That aspect of the modern crisis which is bemoaned as a “wave of materialism’ is related to what is called the “crisis of authority.”  If the ruling class has lost its consensus, i.e. is no longer “leading” but only “dominant,” exercising coercive force alone, this means precisely that the great masses have become detached from their traditional ideologies, and no …

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By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 16 Feb 21

The single most fundamental error of the last three decades is to try and design an idealised future state rather than working the evolutionary potential of the here and now, the adjacent possibles – it is impossible to gain consensus in the former, easier in the latter When I set up the idea of an occasional blog post using a quote as a base I didn’t intend to use my own.  I probably won’t again, but in a fit of some irritation a few days ago I posted the above on my three active social media channels namely Twitter, Linkedin, …

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The single most fundamental error of the last three decades is to try and design an idealised future state rather than working the evolutionary potential of the here and now, the adjacent possibles – it is impossible to gain consensus in the former, easier in the latter When I set up the idea of an occasional blog post using a …

Start a journey with a sense of direction … Read More »


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