Simulation – You have to use signs to say anything at all in language. Truth, lies, and simulacra all require signs. In truth, a sign refers to a thing. “Apple” means a shiny red fruit. An example of a lie or dissimulation would be telling a Japanese tourist that the sign “apple” (whether the written [...]


Immanence – Wikipedia has an article on this, and the first paragraph of it is pretty much how I read “immanence” in philosophy in general, if “divine” is changed to “real/Being/truth.” I think this article misunderstands the whole issue, however, restricting a search for an immanent/material basis for everything into a mere theological debate. But, hey, it’s a [...]