Finitude, Death and the False Gods of Creation: Power and the Subject in Nietzsche and Althusser

Caught in becoming, the subject never becomes. The animal, sunken in immanence, knows only existence as species-being. As a philosophical concept, the animal represents reproduction, the infinite repetition of the same … More Finitude, Death and the False Gods of Creation: Power and the Subject in Nietzsche and Althusser

Evangelion and our Indelible Loneliness

In one of my favourite episodes of Neon Genesis Evangelion, Lelial, a higher dimensional being whose shadow exists in the third dimension, traps Shinji within itself. Darkness stretches eternally all around him, and I cannot help but think this event is an allegory for our inescapable loneliness. The series posits that the core human … More Evangelion and our Indelible Loneliness