I love it! Gurus don't want philosophers around. They don't teach others how to interpret and disagree productively. I would say my love for philosophy in part is based in a hatred of cults and forms of ideology that make people act cultish. I can be sympathetic, because we all want to belong somewhere. But at Theory Underground I remind everyone that this is for those who don't belong, and even they don't belong. We're not a community of non-belonging (which would be oxymoronic) but instead fellow travelers with intersecting journeys.

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