The Philosophy of Fight Club

Amanda Marcotte and Matthew Yglesias attempt to figure out whether the theme of “Fight Club” was to “cast the individual vs. conformist society not as a men vs. women thing but, more realistically, men vs. the corporate conformist machine” or “a rare explicitly anti-individualist work.” Philosophy ensues in the comments.

James Joyner
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James Joyner is Professor and Department Head of Security Studies at Marine Corps University's Command and Staff College and a nonresident senior fellow at the Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security at the Atlantic Council. He's a former Army officer and Desert Storm vet. Views expressed here are his own. Follow James on Twitter @DrJJoyner.