Paul Thomas's Alien Politics: Marxist State Theory Retrieved PDF

By Paul Thomas

ISBN-10: 0415908698

ISBN-13: 9780415908696

Alien Politics retrieves from the writings of Marx an unique idea of the kingdom which is still potential and proper at the present time. Paul Thomas lines the method through which Marx's concept of the nation because the tool of the capitalist ruling category turned reworked into communist dogma below the auspices of Lenin and different "official" Marxist stalwarts. He argues that Marx's writings nonetheless have whatever to educate us and shouldn't be pulled down with the monoliths and mausoleums of communism.

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You may write about them, so that others who have lost the silver chain may follow. Or write for them, making of STORY & EMBLEM a process of seduction into your own paleolithic memories, a barbaric enticement to liberty (chaos as CHAOS understands it). For this otherworld species or “third sex,” les enfants sauvages, fancy & Imagination are still undifferentiated. Unbridled PLAY: at one & the same time the source of our Art & of all the race's rarest eros. To embrace disorder both as wellspring of style & voluptuous storehouse, a fundamental of our alien & occult civilization, our conspiratorial esthetic, our lunatic espionage — this is the action (let's face it) either of an artist of some sort, or of a tenor thirteen-year-old.

An exquisite seduction carried out not only in the cause of mutual satisfaction but also as a conscious act in a deliberately beautiful life — may be the ultimate PT. The PTerrorist behaves like a confidence-trickster whose aim is not money but CHANGE. Don't do PT for other artists, do it for people who will not realize (at least for a few moments) that what you have done is art. Avoid recognizable art-categories, avoid politics, don't stick around to argue, don't be sentimental; be ruthless, take risks, vandalize only what must be defaced, do something children will remember all their lives — but don't be spontaneous unless the PT Muse has possessed you.

Nothing much. We have dreamed this as an escape from the contemplation of our own individual deaths. We have made an emblem to serve as the mirror-image of a discarded immortality. Like demented dictators we swoon at the thought of taking it all down with us into the Abyss. The unofficial version of the Apocalypse involves a lascivious yearning for the End, & for a post-Holocaust Eden where the Survivalists (or the 144,000 Elect of Revelations) can indulge themselves in orgies of Dualist hysteria, endless final confrontations with a seductive evil...

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