Author Archives: andrewlbuchner

The Failure of Rogerian Argument

Many of our blog posts have been concerned with ethical argumentation in the public sphere and the need for a more civil discourse. It might be time to say “Fuck that.” Obama’s recent capitulation on, well, everything seems to point … Continue reading

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All Part Of The Plan

Here’s a tip: If you ever find yourself qualifying a statement with “I’m not a bigot (racist, sexist, etc.), but…”, then you should probably think four or five times before finishing your sentence. Regardless of whether or not you think … Continue reading

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Greatly Exaggerated

Simplifying to the extreme, I define postmodern as incredulity toward metanarratives…  The narrative function is losing its functors, its great hero, its great dangers, its great voyages, its great goal. It is being dispersed in clouds of narrative language elements–narrative, … Continue reading

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Down the Rabbit Hole

The hyperlink rabbit hole: Sometimes you tumble down it and find yourself sitting under a giant mushroom and idly chasing the dragon with a blue caterpillar. And other times you find your hairs standing on end under the blood curdling … Continue reading

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