Today, you are a member of… Thee, Contradiction

“One should not obey others.” ~ Nietsche

“All property is theft.” ~ Pierre-Joseph Proudhon

“This statement is false.” ~ Epimenides

“Nothing exists, except Matter.” ~ Mary Midgley

“Though this be madness, yet there is method in’t.” ~ Polonius, Shakespeare’s Hamlet

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This week, get ready for some self-refuting statements and performative contradictions, Members. Sure, the spectacle will smell like a basement laboratory, but don’t let the formaldehyde get you down. Grow a philosophical set and do like Wittgenstein: blab on for 166 pages about how “Whereof one cannot speak, then one must be silent.” After all, a world without hypothetical situations demands imagination.

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