Imagining your way to conquest: Little Vlad the Impotent
Vlad thinks he important, but the 'R' got stuck in the mud somewhere north of Kyiv
I’ve spent some time reading odd things.
Occasionally, I’ll delve into authors whose intellectual frameworks are really far from mine. Currently I’m in a book about occult forces and influences on people like The Trumpit and Little Boy Vladdy. Essentially, it’s a book about ‘the power of positive thinking’ and even connects with the cult hit ‘the secret.’
As a committed phenomenologist, I find this kind of speculative idealism to be PDF. Pretty damn funny.
I believe that human writing about the spiritual world would be like egg writing about the world of chickens. Or chicken writings about the world of eggs - depending on how you imagine what time is.
I am neither fan of gnostic nor idealist.
I think it’s silly shit.
Moreover, the ‘power of positive thinking’ is pretty gross.
If you don’t think positively enough and don’t imagine a good life hard enough, your misery is your problem. It’s on you. Idealism is a great way for the dominant paradigm to justify their power and to place the…
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