archive: stream and sequence: dynamics, aesthetics, and the limited interpretations of modernity July 21st, 2017 · This analysis of the future of civilization using the ‘stream/sequence’ model is not entirely intuitive, but its basic insight is surprisingly robust, if only because it makes no predictions. Instead it exposes the way thinking about the past can … Continue reading The limited interpretations of modernity
stages of history versus relative transformations and transitions August 10th, 2017 · https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marx’s_theory_of_history The classic stages of history in marxism are primitive communism slave society feudalism capitalism socialism communism But will this analysis really work? slave society is to follow primitive communism, but slavery is not clearly a very early stage of society. It is … Continue reading Stages of history versus relative transformations and transitions
https://redfortyeight.com/?s=eonic+effect https://www.dropbox.com/home/Public?preview=WHEE_5thed_pdf+(1).pdf The model of the eonic effect is perhaps exotically named which may throw people off but it is helpful whatever you call it because it is a clear warning that simplistic theories won’t work and that therefore ‘laws’ of history are unrealistic, if not fallacious. Consider an equation of physics, like the orbit … Continue reading …so neither bolshevik marxism nor (american) democratic/capitalist formats have proven to be the answer. We have essentially nothing to take us into the future, as yet.
https://redfortyeight.com/?s=eonic+effect Marx’s package/marxism is definitely a brilliant achievement but it belongs to an earlier era when naive scientism ruled along with physicalist reductionism and people still thought that sciences along the lines of newtonism physics could be wrought for any given subject matter, including sociological and historical subjects. You cannot create a science of history … Continue reading From Newton to scientism via Hegel: the marxist pseudo-science and its discontents…
We have suggested a need for a broader view of history that can embrace history descriptively in its immense variety of categories. An additional strategy is open to anyone who can use the eonic effect/model as a substitute for ‘theories’ of history. But the eonic effect is likely too strange for most and/or strikes the … Continue reading R48G: toward a new socialism: the eonic effect/model as a substitute for historical ‘theories’
http://www.marxmail.org/msg158701.html: from the Times, via marxmail: U.S. Ambassador Says Israel Is ‘on the Side of God’ We have analyzed the collapse of judeo-xtianity many times here, in terms of history, secularism, and the eonic effect. Unfortunately, this collapse has taken the form of a decline of the worst kind: sinking into zionist criminal imperialism to … Continue reading The cynical zionist exploitation of weaponized biblical ideology
Our post on the supposed ‘African model’ of history shows the inherent confus ion arising from the imbalance of the macro effect. The result is a kind of ‘me too’ consideration that is often misguided. Our model explains why so much great literature appears in the transition zones of the early modern, with spectacular effect, … Continue reading R48G: the eonic model as a tool