Decoupling Practicality and Work through Daoism

This post is actually an excerpt cross-posting of my post “Daoism as Meta-Practicality,” but it is also more than that, for making such a cross-post would be insufficient (the actual excerpt cross-posted post will be featured at the end of this introduction, meaning after the horizontal line). I want to make clear what relevance this…

Distortions of Desire: Choosing so that Which one Chooses had no Longer Been Chosen

Cross-post; original text here. This cross-post in particular merely includes excerpts from the original post due to posting length. The post concerns the conflicted nature of desire in the capitalist economy, specifically stating that it leads to a conception of necessary activity/”work” that must be presupposed before the notion of a “work ethic” can be…