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Neoism was an avant-garde anarchist movement set out to defy its own explanation.

A paradox is created, however, when trying to explain defied explanation. This paradox is similar to subverting the dominant paradigm, in which the subverter becomes the new paradigm and must then be subverted.

To put it differently, the aim of Neoism is for the creation of a situation in which a definition of Neoism would make no sense.

Relevant quotes

"The spiritual quest to dismantle the ego is driven by the ego" - Luther Blissett
"It is not a matter of describing Neoism but of abolishing" - Leutha Blissett
"The best product of Neoism is anti-Neoism." - Leutha B. Ordiga
"If Neoism existed it would be necessary to abolish it." - Luther Blissett

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