Hostis is a negation. It emerges devoid of ethics, lacking any sense of democracy, and without a care for pre-figuring anything. Fed up with the search for a social solution to the present crisis, it aspires to be attacked wildly and painted as utterly black without a single virtue.
In thought, Hostis is the construction of incommensurability that figures politics in formal asymmetry to the powers that be.
In action, Hostis is an exercise in partisanship – speaking in a tongue made only for those that it wants to listen. This partisanship is neither the work of fascists, who look for fights to give their limp lives temporary jolts of excitement, nor martyrs, who take hopeless stands to live the righteousness of loss. Hostis is the struggle to be dangerous in a time when antagonism is dissipated.
This is all because Hostis is the enemy.
Table of Contents:
- 1 A Short Introduction to the Politics of Cruelty
- 33 Nice Shit for Everybody Global Shade
- 37 An Enduring Passion for Criminality Tom Nomad and Gallus Stanig Mag
- 57 ¿Ulrike?
- 67 There Is a Third Thing taken from O Globo translated by Pepe Rojo
- 73 Interlude III Cassandra Troyan