Tuesday, March 6, 2018
The Pure Anti Thesis, Version no. 1
Conventional wisdom is that there is something wrong with the world, and that this "something" — whatever it is, needs to be fixed.
Everyone believes this; conservatives, reactionaries, leftists, feminists — hell even Hitler believed that Jews were ruining the world.
Consider for a moment that what is wrong with the world is itself the feeling that there is something wrong with it, something oppressive. The feeling is the problem, and not some objective reality.
This sensation is genetic? Or cultural? Or a mixture of both? It makes people act out in horrible ways, thus becoming a self-fulfilling prophecy.
It is actually the sense of bring oppressed that is oppressing us, and not any objective fact of being oppressed. Any actual oppression is caused by one oppressing another in an attempt to "liberate" itself from oppression. We are in hell and the demons are us. We torture each other trying to liberate ourselves from each other. Our struggle for freedom becomes our slavery to each others' abuses.
What needs curing is not gender, oppression, patriarchy, or whatever, but the genetically programmed sense of being oppressed.
Every philosophy/religion/ideology must inevitably have evil consequences because it produces struggle in the human race, and that struggle results in atrocities. The point is to cure the genetic need for struggle — not to win the fight. Fighting is just more evil.
The pure anti thesis is not that there is some struggle worth fighting for, but that all struggles for liberation lead to slavery.
Posted by A MK