Don’t Wait for the Revolution—Live It

Don’t Wait for the Revolution—Live It

[originally published in: Yes Magazine, Issue 66, Summer 2013] We can’t create a better world if we haven’t yet imagined it. How much better then, if we are able to touch such a world, experience it directly, even live in it—if only to a partial degree and for a brief...
BEAUTIFUL TROUBLE: A Toolbox for Revolution

BEAUTIFUL TROUBLE: A Toolbox for Revolution

Puts the accumulated wisdom of decades of creative protest into the hands of the next generation of troublemakers. Use it to instigate anything from a flashmob to a revolution.
Philosophical Shit List

Philosophical Shit List

From The Ancient Greeks (Heraclitus: You can't step in the same shit twice) thru the Enlightenment (Rousseau: Man is free to shit but is everywhere constipated), to the present day (Derrida: Deconstruct the privileging of shit over crap), here is the entire canon of Western philosophy through a scatological lens...
Save Western Civilization now! Ask me how.

Save Western Civilization now! Ask me how.

Not long ago, Western Civilization was at an impasse, so I wrote a book to move us forward. I didn't want to write it but I couldn't help myself. Let me explain...
DAILY AFFLICTIONS: The Agony of Being Connected to Everything in the Universe

DAILY AFFLICTIONS: The Agony of Being Connected to Everything in the Universe

A dark, twisted existential manifesto posing as a book of daily inspiration.

Andrew BoydI’ve written a few books and played a few pranks. I’m a long-time veteran of creative campaigns for social change. I started a company. We won a few awards. On a good day I’m funny. On a bad day, political. On a really bad day, philosophical. I’ve hitchhiked through snowstorms, jumped freight across the desert, designed existential clocks, and exorcised the commodity value out of 25 green bicycles. Until I come up with my own lifelong ambition, I’ve been cribbing Milan Kundera’s: “to unite the utmost serious of question with the utmost lightness of form.”

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