A blog post showcasing my general neurotic self that was still prevalent in 2014. Having not yet come to grips with Natural Law, I truly was a lost soul, until Mark Passio showed me the way to this-worldy salvation.
Many thinkers of the Modern Age and the Modern World defined themselves and their work in revulsion against the bourgeoisie. Marx is the most notorious example but the same holds for many other thinkers of the nineteenth, twentieth and twenty first centuries (or the first century Before the Day of Salvation and the first and second centuries After the Day of Salvation - see post Post-Christian Calculation of Time).
My work too arguably finds much inspiration in its revulsion and disgust with bourgeois spirit - though I am the first to admit that my background is, by and large, bourgeois, at least the creative/bohemian variety.
Why is this? What is it in the spiritual world intended by the word bourgeoisie which causes such angst and friction amongst free standing thinkers? What is it in bourgeois modes of evaluation and representation which disgusts thinkers so (who by this very phenomenon become rebels)? Whence the vulgarity and mediocrity associated with the bourgeoisie? Why do great thinkers have to become rebels in order to make their points and achieve, if they are hard enough, intellectual authority? What is the bourgeoisie? What is bourgeois? Why is the bourgeoisie? Why is bourgeois?