The Ballad of Reading Gaol as a rejection of all law and politics, or: humanism as anarchic aspiration

For he who lives more lives than one  More deaths than one must die. -Section III They think a murderer's heart would taint  Each simple seed they sow.It is not true! God's kindly earth  Is kindlier than men know,And the red rose would but blow more red,  The white rose whiter blow. -Section IV 1. When I was young, … Continue reading The Ballad of Reading Gaol as a rejection of all law and politics, or: humanism as anarchic aspiration

You don’t have a first amendment right not to be censored on Facebook, but maybe you should.

One of the funniest things on the internet is when people claim that Facebook deleting their posts is forbidden by the first amendment of the United States. As a matter of contemporary legal theory, they haven’t got a leg to stand on. Yet I want to argue that maybe, in a better world, they’d be … Continue reading You don’t have a first amendment right not to be censored on Facebook, but maybe you should.