“Where Are We Now?” Agamben’s Intervention

This small 100 page book was written by Giorgio Agamben and it could turn out to be the “Communist Manifesto” of the 21st century. It addresses the most deeply hidden hypocrisies concerning the current pandemic and the lockdown measures. The title of the first chapter speaks for itself: “The Invention…

Writing the Soul 2

It doesn’t feel right-it doesn’t feel right-it doesn’t feel right… something’s going to come up and bite us in the ass. I just know it. There’s going to be a big shifty surprise in the end and I will lose my shit again. I can feel…

I feel uncomfortable. Thoughts are racing again. Why. Why can’t I find my place, my space? A place where I can feel safe. What happened? Was it one event, or is this an on-going effect? I’m trying to make sense and my philosophy is growing thin. I feel abused.

I’m…

Applying the Stoic Technique of the Self

You have tripped yourself and stumbled over another contradiction. It has deprived you of your sleep, because it is time to work on yourself again. You say you are clever, cunning; subversive even! And you take pride in it. But perhaps you are just another hypocrite. You have made a…

Why I Do Not “Write”

To write the self and to write differently. To write, already means writing differently. A “safe” passage for pure difference. Otherwise it’s not writing. This is precisely the point: “It” is not writing. It either writes or it doesn’t, if it doesn’t, then it is the writer who writes. And…

What makes us “free”, has least to do with either God or Biology. The radical freedom consists in looking around, examining the so-called “realization” that “the way things are”, one way or another, be it warfare, the battle between the sexes, exploitation, greed, oppression, exclusion, that these relations are somehow…

A Book Review [Part 1]

Since the start of the current Pandemic, I was becoming increasingly obsessed by Giorgio Agamben and his provocative declarations concerning the state of emergency or the state of exception under the Covid-19 restrictions. An Italian friend of mine, philosopher scientist and academic had told me that the current rumors in…

Giorgi Vachnadze

Impulsive thinker, impulsive drinker; addict.

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