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First there was the Word, then Came Civilisation: How Fiction Structures the Reality of Predation and Violence

May 7, 2013

At Shakti Rock Climbing Gym Saturday, 29th June, 2013 at 6:30 pm Abstract: How we inhabit space, how we live in it and with the other living and nonliving beings ultimately depends on whether we see the world as wild, existing for its own sake or whether we understand existence as a food chain, where […]

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Academic Presentations – abstracts:

February 11, 2012

  “First there was the Word, then Came Civilisation: How Fiction Structures the Reality of Predation and Violence” a talk at Shakti Mountain climbing gym, Montreal, Saturday, 29th June, 2013, at 6:30 pm. “Qu’est-ce que l’économie civilisée? Recherche sur le principe ontologique de l’effondrement économique et écologique” at HEC, Montreal, Monday, 13th May 2013. “Narratives […]

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How Ivan the Fool Defeats Civilized Pedagogies

How Ivan the Fool Defeats Civilized Pedagogies A Guest Seminar on Globalization, Education and Change 12pm, Wednesday 8 February 2012, Room 133, Education Building (3700 McTavish) with Layla AbdelRahim,  author, educator, Wild Children – Domesticated Dreams:  Civilization and the Birth of Education At the very root of the anthropogenic world we have marred with divisions […]

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A Leap Into the Future Primitive: Anarcho-Primitivist Ontologies As New Directions In Anthropological Theory

December 14, 2011

Thursday, November 17, 2011 American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting Montreal Convention Center Rue Poster- Purple (Palais des congrès de Montréal) Layla AbdelRahim (na) Ontological concepts have the power to direct desires, formulate beliefs, and inform our actions. In this regard, genesis stories of human and non-human origins that human animals narrate inform epistemologies and determine […]

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The Failure of Civilized Occupy

December 11, 2011

  A Critique of Occupy: Our Culture of Domestication Interviewed for Deep Green Philly on 8th December 2011   45 minute EXCERPT submitted to OCCUPY Philly Media on Sat, 12/10/2011 – 14:19  

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From The Ontological Roots Of Knowledge To A New Sociology Of Being

June 28, 2011

Title: “From The Ontological Roots Of Knowledge To A New Sociology Of Being” Paper presented in the section on New Directions in Sociological Theory (TS2-A) at the Canadian Congress for Humanities and Social Sciences, Fredericton, Canada,  Friday, 3rd June, 2011: 10:30 am.   Abstract: Whether in its classical or “contemporary” expression, the very concept of […]

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For Children about U.S.S.R.

September 9, 2010

Actually, it is about everyone else too: More great animation films are available in section ANIMATION DELIGHTS. Enjoy! Thursday, 9th September, 2010

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the mythical predator

September 5, 2010

The Mythical Predator September 2010 Much of my recent research focused on surveying the latest findings in ethology and primatology. Inspired by the plethora of new work that attempts to overcome the civilised bias and mythology and learn about the animal world for what it is: an attempt at diversity, proliferation of life in all […]

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Race, Racism, and the Nation-State: A Christian-Anarchist Perspective

September 3, 2010

Nekeisha Alexis-Baker’s presentation at the “In the beginning: Anarchism, Christianity, and the roots of resistance” conference, 6th August 2010, Portland, OG Nekeisha Alexis-Baker part 1 Nekeisha Alexis-Baker part 2 Layla AbdelRahim, respondent:

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Anarchy for All: Expanding the Horizons of Practice Beyond Privilege

Open Forum shared with Nekeisha Alexis-Baker, John Zerzan, and partly with Wes Howard-Brook “In the beginning: Anarchism, Christianity, and the roots of resistance” conference, Portland, OR 7th August 2010 My original reasons for proposing this topic were described below. But because of the strong resistance from Wes Howard-Brook to talk about issues of race, Nekeisha […]

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