Unity-In-Difference

There is no essential difference between Ultimate Reality and Conventional Existence; between Noumenal Emptiness and Phenomenal Appearance; between Being and Becoming; between Universal and Particular; between Feminine and Masculine.   While they can be logically independent, in actuality they are interdependent, with their cooperative interplay creating this fantastical flux that we call life.   It [...]

Power, Game, Love and Life

“If I can’t dance, it’s not my revolution” —Emma Goldman       Power is always a relationship, and it is a force of change—the capacity to actualize potential. A relationship implies a difference, and this difference implies at minimum two parties with different set of elements.       There is the One and [...]

Beautiful Life

Even in stoic perseverance do mountains erode and cascade into the temporal flux of change... Only in this beautiful life is the ceasing forever ceaseless, is the resting forever restless, by which Being is forever Becoming. Only in this beautiful life does the ceaseless come to cease, does the restless come to rest, from which [...]

Love, Fear and Void

         Inspired by the smith chart graphical aid used by electrical engineers to solve problems in radio frequency engineering, this nomograph uses a dipolar axis (constituted by the poles of Self and Other) to contract the extremes of the standard Cartesian coordinate system (with only quadrants 1 and 2 included) into a [...]

Application of Nāgārjuna’s Eightfold Negation to the Tetralemma of Global Praxis

 I think there is a peculiar similarity in understanding both Communisation and the Buddhist concept of Emptyness (Śūnyatā). Nāgārjuna's revitalization of the Madhyamaka (Middle Way) principle developed by Gautama Buddha was intended to negate all substantialist metaphysical dogmas that were accumulating in the scholastic traditions after the Buddha's death. The concern was that these substantialist [...]

The Life of Our Movement

Every new generation of Communists must re-create the communist narrative in order to protect the life of this movement from the conservative forces that aim to petrify the revolutionary process through the retention of the old ghosts of past movements. To modify a popular quote of Marx's: "The tradition of all dead generations weighs like [...]