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Attentat – the journal of the nihilist position. This is a journal intended to explore the collision between anarchist and nihilist ideas. The position itself is more about collision than about words. For too long we have suffered the limitations of words and identities that collapse into insignificance without gaining the corresponding heft of a weapon. This seemed to be ...more
Paperback, 157 pages
Published 2013 by Pistols Drawn
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Jul 15, 2013 xDEAD ENDx rated it it was amazing
This is a pretty spectacular book, and it would be great to see it gain more of a buzz.

The standout piece for me was "History as Decomposition," a thinking of Against His-Story, Against Leviathan through a situationist lens. I feel the piece gives me a deeper look at Perlman's book once we consider Civilization as a continuously decomposing entity that resurrects its parts only to decompose again. In a way this aligns with other studying I have been doing with regards to history, and coincides w
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Aug 02, 2013 tout rated it it was ok
The destructive character lives within the perceptual twilight of anarchism, within the sensed limit point reached in the obsolescence of the need for strict identity to attach oneself to an ethical life. Recognizing this, anarchism polarizes and pursues an identity that is form without content (bloom), and denies away what is called taking a position, forms of life, the political, ethics, by reducing these to the abstractions that are not them. By reducing what can’t be reduced or abstracted ...more
V
Dec 04, 2013 V rated it it was ok
Shelves: anarchism
This journal has gotten a fair amount of attention lately, but I don't really see what's so great about it.

The two essays critiquing insurrectionary anarchism were interesting and in many ways on point, but there wasn't much else here that was all that interesting.
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Nov 03, 2016 ػᶈᶏϾӗ rated it it was amazing
Shelves: bathroom-reading
This is a short book. It's got some really good passages, and also some dry boring history. But the overall ideas ... nothing short of priceless.
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