Robin Marie Averbeck on Liberalism

Links to articles by Robin Marie Averbeck on Liberalism:

“Why I’m Not a Liberal”

“Good Old Liberals”

Bonus Links: Carl Schmitt (“The essence of liberalism is negotiation, a cautious half measure, in the hope that the definitive dispute, the decisive bloody battle, can be transformed into a parliamentary debate and permit the decision to be suspended forever in an everlasting discussion.”); “NewLiberalSpeak”; and “The Ghosts of Obama’s Victims: Liberals’ Attacks on Cornel West Expose Their Political Bankruptcy”

David Graeber Explains the Life-Sapping Reality of Bureaucratic Life

Link to an interview with David Graeber by Elias Isquith:

“’I Found Myself Turning Into an Idiot!’: David Graeber Explains the Life-Sapping Reality of Bureaucratic Life”

Bonus link: The Pervert’s Guide to Ideology (“I think Kafka was right when he said that, for a modern secular non-religious man, bureaucracy, state bureaucracy, is the only remaining contact with the dimension of the divine.  It is in this scene from Brazil that we see the intimate link between bureaucracy and enjoyment.  What the impenetrable omnipotence of bureaucracy harbors is divine enjoyment. The intense rush of bureaucratic engagement serves nothing.  It is the performance of it’s very purposelessness that generates an intense enjoyment, ready to reproduce itself forever.”)