The Price of Heroes

For Homer, Athena is the coming together of every force necessary for heroic action to conquer the moment at hand. She is an ethical approach to life, one unburdened by a necessarily moralistic conformity to Form and Tradition. She is life in all of its glorious natural perfection, in direct opposition to the universal law… Continue Reading


Genealogy of a Becoming-Revolutionary, One

What happens when a pagan dies? He goes to heaven, silly. Random entry-point I. The effect of words is not a matter of belief, let alone truth, but obedience and conformity – most of which is unconscious: “Language’s primary function is not to communicate or inform but to issue orders;” “Speech acts don’t establish, share,… Continue Reading


This is a Symphony

What shall we do, when public art becomes so vulgarly Marketable,   So Progressive, so Modern, so Global?   Set it on fire, and in doing so, create the next avant-garde:   The flaming wicks of Molotov cocktails will be our paintbrushes,   Terrifying sirens and megaphones will be our orchestras, we’ll scribe   New… Continue Reading


Classical versus Modern, a Visual Encounter

In the Greek Heroic Age there was a shared set of values, based, one, upon war as the most noble of activities; and two, of honor and courage as the sublime values of the warrior – that a warrior was brave in battle but magnanimous, generous, giving great gifts and expecting nothing in return. Being… Continue Reading