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Self-governing as doubling?


The assumption of ‘self governing’ requires a doubling of sorts.  Must it be built on a splitting of the self into its governing and the governed elements, into subject and object, into soul as separate from the body.  To become an ethical subject capable of governing me as an ethical object, I should be able to step away from myself. Rhetorical consistency requires […]

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Chipping Away of the Secular Order?


Below are some [possible] premises about the connections between secular order and mass public education followed by some questions based on them about its possible dismantling. Premises: 1. Mass education and [a secular] nation state has emerged in tandem with each other over a period of, let us say, last 200 years or so. 2. […]

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