From James Lindenschmidt: " The world is seen through the lens of quantification, reduced to a mere number, and capitalist wizards work their arcane lore to manipulate these numbers to their favour, manifesting their will to profit in the real world."
From Asa West: "when you realize that the work you're doing isn't effective, you have to be willing to stop and switch to something else. Because throwing yourself into pointless work is nothing more than a slow spiritual death."
Rhyd Wildermuth, on Sex Work, Wiemar Berlin, Capitalism, and the lie of the 'Sharing Economy'
Radical Books for Radical Kids, from Niki Whiting!
From Jonathan Woolley: With this consumer-vendor dynamic in mind, what becomes clear is that Paganism is less a religion - in terms of its political economy - and more akin to a literary genre, with an accompanying fandom.
From George Caffentzis: "repayment of debt leading to harmful consequences can be legitimately and morally opposed, especially if it creates slave-like conditions on a mass scale and social polarization."
From Naomi Jacobs: "In a system that allows free elections, we are complicit in ensuring justice for all, and in denying it to anyone. We are the king’s justice, and the absence of it. "
From Rhyd Wildermuth: " Rootless people are easily controlled and coerced, people without the stories, myths, and spirits of a place have nowhere to turn beside the market for the creation of their meaning."