This week we travel to the tropical beaches of Germany with Gustav Landauer and Max Nettlau as our guides. Landauer will tell us about his Anarchic Thoughts on Anarchism and how to go Through Separation to Community. Max will provide us with a whirlwind tour of Anarchist ideas in Germany from Max Stirner to Eugen Duhring and Gustav Landauer. We will laugh, we will cry, we will come out stronger on the other end. Be sure to bring sunscreen to smear on the person to your right.
We are beginning our reading of Homage to Catalonia by George Orwell. We are reading the first 4 chapters.
We begin three weeks of SF reading.
Week 1 (March 26th) – http://nick-mamatas.com/arbeitskraft.html
Week 2 (April 2nd POTLUCK!) –
last minute shift – watching surplus – an anti-civ movie with jz and rice and beans. we can still talk about the reading if enough people have done it. so consider the movie a strong plan b.
Readings from The Anvil 4
Feb 26th – Kafka Reloaded
Remember that March 5th is the monthly potluck @ 7 pm!
The Friedrich Nietzsche, On the Genealogy of Morality readings continue (translated by Maudemarie Clark and Alan J. Swensen):
Feb. 19th we are reading the third treatise, What Do Ascetic Ideals Mean?
Nietzsche frequently makes mention of his earlier published works. If you have any hopes of passing this class you will have to read this supplementary material! This material is taken from a different translation than the others.
In Dec. we read the Introduction
Jan. 29th we read the Preface
Feb. 5th we read the first treatise, “Good and Evil” “Good and Bad”
Feb. 12th we read the second treatise, “Guilt,” “Bad Conscience,” and Related Matters
This week we are reading Bob Black’s Debunking Democracy and the anonymously penned The Characteristics of the Occupation (Barcelona).
Tuesday the 15th we are reading the booklet Hello
This text will not be available online. The booklets are freely available at the Long Haul in the Reading group cubby.
This week we are reading and essay called How to Read Zizek by Adam Kotsko.