[Pinned] Epistemic Control — The Case of François Roby and 9/11 Research (Preface)

Original version For better RAM survivability as well as for the comfort of mobile users (I have only later noticed that a browser app crashed under the load because of added video clips), I have subdivided the latest version of the article into less memory-intensive chunks: On this page is a preface with caveats and… Read More [Pinned] Epistemic Control — The Case of François Roby and 9/11 Research (Preface)

The Case of Alison Chabloz, Anti-Zionist Extraordinaire

Note: This page was lightly rearranged and reworded on February 17, 2021. Update of information was not sought out. As I have stated before for a different sensitive topic, associating the following with any individual mentioned on this blog in any other way than is explicitly stated —with no additional, pertinent proof— will be a… Read More The Case of Alison Chabloz, Anti-Zionist Extraordinaire

Ribat Al Hikma, Conceptual Guerrilla, and Epistemic Sovereignty — Translations and Commentary (II)

“Retraction” (2021.04.09): This is the second time I make the two articles private then public back again, this time I will add a simple note: with no hostility, I politely withdraw my support for Rachid Achachi. I shall say no more (not here, anyway). Contents Introduction What is Modernity? Modernity, from the Emergence of the… Read More Ribat Al Hikma, Conceptual Guerrilla, and Epistemic Sovereignty — Translations and Commentary (II)

Ribat Al Hikma, Conceptual Guerrilla, and Epistemic Sovereignty — Translations and Commentary (I)

“Retraction” (2021.04.09): This is the second time I make the two articles private then public back again, this time I will add a simple note: with no hostility, I politely withdraw my support for Rachid Achachi. I shall say no more (not here, anyway). This entry is continued here. In the conclusion of my essay… Read More Ribat Al Hikma, Conceptual Guerrilla, and Epistemic Sovereignty — Translations and Commentary (I)

[Translation | 2019.09.11] An open letter, with both hands

The original article by Dr. François Roby can be consulted here or here. A further video by one of his collaborators is featured at the bottom of this page. With the exception of a book title, some links to French webpages have been substituted with English counterparts. The rest is redirected through Google’s translator. The… Read More [Translation | 2019.09.11] An open letter, with both hands

The Travails of Online “Activism” and the Virtues of Communicative Miscommunication

Note: This page was lightly reworded on March 22, 2021. Update of information was not sought out. The original version was not archived, but it constitutes the major part of the body of the text below The French and English languages share many similar terms in Latin, usually used in the same sense; “quid pro quo”,… Read More The Travails of Online “Activism” and the Virtues of Communicative Miscommunication

Epistemic Control — The Case of François Roby and 9/11 Research (Part 3)

Original version Preface ◊ Part 1 ◊ Part 2 ◊ Part 3 Contents V. Academic counterinsurgency V.1. Interception V.2. CRIFed V.3. Transatlantic alliance V.4. Sanction VI. Final words V. Academic counterinsurgency Due to his work on fronts other than 9/11 but also due to his effort in bringing scientific standards back to 9/11 discussions, Dr.… Read More Epistemic Control — The Case of François Roby and 9/11 Research (Part 3)

Epistemic Control — The Case of François Roby and 9/11 Research (Part 2)

Original version Due to added text and in order to further ‘isolate’ it from Dr. Roby’s work, I have opted to turn the “Disinformation as corroboration” sub-section into its own section Preface ◊ Part 1 ◊ Part 2 ◊ Part 3 Contents III. Ought-to vs. scienceIII.1. Foil cuts steelIII.2. Where did the heat come from?IV.… Read More Epistemic Control — The Case of François Roby and 9/11 Research (Part 2)

Epistemic Control — The Case of François Roby and 9/11 Research (Part 1)

Original version Preface ◊ Part 1 ◊ Part 2 ◊ Part 3 Introduction I. Motivations I.1. Fed up I.2. Counter-compartmentalization I.3. Discovery II. Conspiracy theories: what they are, and why they are useful II.1. False dichotomy II.2. Psychologization II.3. Epistemic repression II.4. System stress testing II.5. Chomsky as a case in point II.6. Action plan… Read More Epistemic Control — The Case of François Roby and 9/11 Research (Part 1)