Some study-notes and thoughts


January 2017

The ideological workings of the capitalist society

In my previous post, I wrote about “individualism” as a political concept. I said that it was a particular view of the human that formed the cornerstone of liberalism. Liberalism conceptualises the human being as pre-social, ahistorical and apolitical. The... Continue Reading →


Individualism and social change

On my way to work, from the train station, I used to see this large, rotating billboard advertising the Australian Sex Party, which read, “Alcohol does not cause violence. Blame and punish the individual.” I thought the statement was quite... Continue Reading →

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