“Was not their mistake once more bred of the life of slavery that they had been living?—a life which was always looking upon everything, except mankind, animate and inanimate—‘nature,’ as people used to call it—as one thing, and mankind as another, it was natural to people thinking in this way, that they should try to make ‘nature’ their slave, since they thought ‘nature’ was something outside them” — William Morris


Sunday, July 14, 2024

Neopaganism! Timothy Snyder YES

 Oh yes oh yes oh YES. Likewise I have been reading Chesterton to think on this precise issue. 


Saturday, July 13, 2024

Abjuration

 


Hurricane Beryl gave them the cover they needed. In its aftermath, the police cars had left. Police had positioned cars during fundamentalist protests a few weeks ago. Protests of a magnificent statue by Shahzia Sikander at the University of Houston. 

They beheaded the statue and made lynching-postcard-style videos about it. 

This is what I did in response.

If You've Been Following Me for a While, You'll See at Once Why These Reviews Are So Touching

 The American Academy of Religion one, by Mark Porter, really really sees the book. 

And this one, by Chris Jerrey on Medium, is also an incredible act of seeing. 

Use CUP20 as a discount code when you buy the book from Columbia direct. 

William Blake, The Reunion of the Soul and the Body


Sunday, July 7, 2024

My New Substack Post

Mysticism and Totalitarianism by Timothy Morton

Why The Current Moment Requires You to Step It Up, in Your Head

Read on Substack