(file size: MB, MIME type: application/pdf). Expand view. File history. Click on a date/time to view the file as it. An irresistible tome from the insurrectionist theoretician, Hakim Bey. His incendiary words are beautifully illustrated by the renowned collage artist Freddie Baer. A collection of relatively short essays all circling around a specific subject: immediatism, in both senses of the word; both as immediate, now.

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Burroughs acknowledged Wilson for providing material on Hassan-i Sabbah which he used for his novel The Western Lands.

Peter Lamborn Wilson – Wikipedia

If for instance I bring five handpainted neckties, I must paint each one myself, either with the same or with different designs, although I may be allowed to buy ready-made ties to work on. This process affects not only individuals but also such groups as still exist outside the Consensus Matrix of nuke-family, school, church, job, army, political party, etc.

In effect, chaos is life. Political enlightenment is even easier than spiritual enlightenment—neither one changes the world or even the self.

Peter Lamborn Wilson

Groups may wish to set rules beforehand about this—some may wish to insist on physical objects, in which case music or performance would simply become extra acts of generosity, but hors de potlatchso to speak.

Some knowledge breathers—some knowledge suffocates. There is no totality for if there was, spaces of resistance wouldn’t exist. Anarchist Developments in Cultural Studies. This is not self-censorship halim self-ignorance.


A Tong can perhaps be defined as a mutual benefit society for people with a common interest which is illegal or dangerously marginal—hence, the necessary secrecy.

Like the bedouin we choose an architecture of skins—and an earth full of places of disappearance.

The Spectacle, the Simulation, Babylon, whatever you want to call it. Attempt to be memorable. Pawn everything then, down to the last miserable scrawl? His description of realizing Wilson’s sexuality, though, rings particularly bogus on account of the fact that Wilson is quite open about his sexuality, even to the point of devoting numerous texts to intergenerational relationships.

We have welcomed the return of Chaos, for along with the danger comes—at last—a chance to create. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Immediatism is our delight, Immediatism is dangerous. The caves of Lascaux were rediscovered precisely when they needed to be rediscovered, for no ancient Roman nor medieval Christian nor 18th century rationalist could have ever have found them beautiful or significant.

He does not disavow technology in quite the same way as Zerzan does, but this does not mean that techne would feature much if at all. It wants power for its own purposes of mutuality.

America is full to overflowing with people who feel that no matter what they say or do, no difference will be made; that no one is listening; that there is no one to listen. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. The basic structure is a banquet or picnic. With film, however, this chain is broken. From Babylon and Egypt to the 20th Century, the architecture of Power can never quite be distinguished from the tumuli of the necropolis.


What we need is a plan. I feel that with anarchism becoming ever more popular, the greater portion of new anarchists are just consumers of anarchist stuff.

You must have JavaScript enabled in your browser to utilize the functionality of this website. Wilson’s two personas, as himself and Bey are facilitated by his publishers who provide separate author biographies even when both appear in hamim same publication. Ontological Anarchy proposes that we wake up, and create our own day—even in the shadow of the State, that pustulant giant who sleeps, and whose dreams of Order metastatize as spasms of spectacular violence.

At linked-verse parties a faulty couplet would entail the penalty of a glass of wine. For example, if I am playing with five other people, do I bring say five hand-painted neckties, or five totally different gifts?


Because one category survives: Refresh and try again. Wilson travelled to India with the intention of studying Sufismbut became fascinated by Tantratracking down Ganesh Baba.

I try to see it as Sufi allegory, a hidden parable somewhere in all the porn, like Ibn ‘Arabi’s poems about Nizam or Rumi’s donkey-sex story.