On the Limits of Panpsychism and Eliminative Materialism

I used to flirt around with the view of "Panpsychism," the general idea that everything that exists has some degree of consciousness in it, which entails that mind is ubiquitous throughout the universe. There are many different versions of Panpsychism, all which in their own way try to explain the relationship between the physical constitution [...]

Nirvāṇa/Saṃsāra; Communism/Capitalism

A general strategy that a Madhyamikan (agent of the Middle Way) may employ once they identify a pair of contradictory forces at play, is neither to affirm the possibility of resolving the contradiction through those terms, nor to abandon those terms, but to see how those terms actually compliment each other. This insistence on complementarity [...]

Beyond Ownership: notes on “Commonism”

True wealth is an expression of what “we do together” rather than what “I have myself.” For what “I have myself”, or what one has in possession, are inert things separated from the flow of life, susceptible to destruction by time or contingency, which is why this expression of wealth tends to be “stored” or [...]