egoism

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A Brave and Beautiful Spirit: Dora Marsden, 1882-1960 — Suffragette, Egoist, Philosopher.

A Brave and Beautiful Spirit: Dora Marsden, 1882-1960 — Suffragette, Egoist, Philosopher.

The Union of Egoists is quite proud to announce a newly revised, expanded and corrected edition of Dr. Les Garner’s biography: A Brave and Beautiful Spirit: Dora Marsden, 1882-1960 SA1127, 6×9, 486 pages, ISBN: 978-1944651145 Available from: Underworld Amusements | Amazon.com | Amazon UK | Amazon IT | Amazon DE | Amazon JP Suffragette. Egoist. Philosopher. Dora Marsden (1882–1960) burst the chains keeping women from education; burst the chains keeping women from the vote; burst the chains of conservative feminism; burst the chains of philosophy, of time and of language. From her near-anonymous birth, to shouting down Winston Churchill, to pioneering publications, to condemnation to decades in a mental hospital, A Brave […]

The Authoritative Edition of Might Is Right

The Authoritative Edition of Might is Right by Ragnar Redbeard

The Authoritative Edition of Might is Right by Ragnar Redbeard is now available. The variant text of the five editions published in the author’s lifetime have been harmonized into one volume. In addition, this new volume contains thousands of previously undocumented citations and a never-before-published index. It features a new introduction by Peter H. Gilmore, High Priest of the Church of Satan. Paperback, 406 pages, 6×9, $19.95. Available from the publisher Underworld Amusements (US ONLY) Available from Amazon.com | UK | IT | DE | FR | ES | JP “Undoubtedly the most bizarre product of the American Nietzsche vogue… a […]

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Union of Egoists on Patreon  Union of Egoists is a Historical, Biographical and Bibliographical website focused on Egoism as a philosophical movement explicitly beginning with Max Stirner. Click here to support the project on Patreon and access exclusive content include podcasts, book previews, commentary, and more. Companions, the creator seeketh, not corpses—and not herds or believers either. Fellow-creators the creator seeketh— The project is primarily run and edited by Magister Kevin I. Slaughter and Trevor Blake and with the assistance of a few volunteers from time to time. The scope of the project has become larger than expected, and there […]

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Announcing Der Geist: The Journal of Egoism from 1845 to 1945 Vol.1 No.1  DER GEIST (Trevor Blake, editor) is an English-language journal for an international audience, publishing original scholarship on the philosophy of egoism. DER GEIST emphasizes the first century of egoism in print (from the 1845 publication of Der Einzige und sein Eigenthum by Max Stirner to the end of 1945). The inaugural issue includes an exclusive biography of Dora Marsden, lost essays by and about Malfew Seklew, and a newly discovered first photograph of Ragnar Redbeard. DER GEIST is the permanent record of UnionOfEgoists.com, founded on 1 April […]

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Third Side Intelligence: Benjamin DeCasseres, Free Speech & the ACLU  Magister Kevin I. Slaughter, historian of Benjamin DeCasseres and other egoist philosophers, passes along this 1930s letter from that old Imp to the New York Times, which today just published an op-ed asking the ACLU to take a “creative” and “holistic approach” to “Free Speech.” We hope they stick to defending ACTUAL free speech. Our Magister is one of the ACLU’s newest members, but not the only one from our ranks. Letter text: To the Editor of the New York Times:As a member of the American Civil Liberties Union I […]

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Stand Alone Podcast | Benjamin DeCasseres, Sidney E. Parker, Voltairine de Cleyre  This podcast premieres the first audio episode of Stand Alone (2016) and the 11th issue in the series. Stand Alone is mixed medium and format journal produced at irregular intervals. Our podcast, while sporadic, will be divided into two types. News, topical discussions and interviews will be labelled Der Geist, and the reading of historical works by or about egoism will fall under the Stand Alone banner. Podcast RSS: http://www.unionofegoists.com/feed/podcast This episode features readings from the work of three figures associated with the history of egoism: Benjamin DeCasseres, […]

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Manifestos of M’lle New York by Vance Thompson  M’lle New York was a journal of arts and literature published in New York City 1895-1896. Editors Vance Thompson (1863-1925) and James Huneker (1857-1921) introduced important fin-de-siècle personalities to the Americas, among them Knut Hamsun, Stanislaw Przybyszewski, Edward Munch, Ibsen, and Verlaine. This anthology of essays from M’lle New York is printed in a strictly limited run of sixty-six numbered copies. For the first time in a century, you may now read Thompson’s dynamite editorials in print. His work is a veritable flamethrower against democracy, egalitarianism, the undifferentiated masses—the spooks of liberalism. Thompson published nearly […]

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STIRNER: THE UNIQUE AND ITS PROPERTY “Some call it The Anarchists’ Bible, others call it The Billionaires’ Bible”—Benjamin R. Tucker Buy from Amazon (choose location): US | CA | UK | DE | FR | IT More information: TheUniqueAndItsProperty.com Max Stirner was branded the Devil’s advocate in 1845 because the challenge to the powers-that-be was so great. His book was immediately banned by governments, became anathema among the churches and not even the Socialists or Humanists felt safe from his wrath. His book The Unique and Its Property was condemned as shaking the “cornerstones of all moral and social life.” […]

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Egoism: The First Two Volumes 1890-1892 by Georgia & Henry Replogle (Author), Kevin I. Slaughter (Introduction)8th issue of the egoist journal Stand Alone (2016).212 pages, 8.5×11″, Perfect bound Amazon | Amazon UK | Underworld Amusements Egoism was the first journal explicitly based on Egoist ideas in the English language, and was published by individualist anarchists Georgia and Henry Replogle beginning in 1890. An advertisement from the period stated: Its purpose is the improvement of social existence from the standpoint of intelligent self-interest. To gain recognition of the fact, and popularize the idea, that self-pleasure can be the only motive of […]

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Jeff Riggenbach’s Biographical Sketch of Max Stirner – UoE Podcast Max Stirner write a book that has been referred to as a bible for both  billionaires and anarchists, and that’s because it strips away all the spooks of altruism and self-sacrifice. Stirner’s The Ego and His Own has been referred to as the most radical book ever published. Magister Slaughter continues his exploration of the history of philosophical egoism, and therefore a de facto history of a philosophical underpinning of Satanism, in this new episode of the Union of Egoists podcast. This episode he presents a 45 minute biography of […]

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UNION OF EGOISTS  Introducing the Union of Egoists, a biographical, historical, bibliographic and inspirational resource for autodidacts and vagabonds alike. A project initiated by Trevor Blake (Confessions of a Failed Egoist & Max Stirner Bibliography) and Kevin I. Slaughter (A Bible Not Borrowed from the Neighbors: Essays and Aphorisms on Egoism). The first Egoist Max Stirner, Egoist Feminist Dora Marsden, defacto Satanist Benjamin DeCasseres, Social Darwinist Ragnar Redbeard and soap-box Superman Malfew Seklew are a few of the members of this Union of Egoists. Blake has described Egoism as being the claim that the individual is the measure of all things. In ethics, in epistemology, in aesthetics, in society, the […]

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The Gospel According to Malfew Seklew presented by Trevor BlakeFriday, May 1 at 7:00pm in PDTMother Foucault’s Bookshop in Portland, Oregon Copies of the book will be available for purchase and signing. Those unable to attend can find the book at Amazon.com and directly from UnderworldAmusements.com.