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Spacewhy
Should we save humanity? and what do we mean by humanity?
Created 01 May 2021
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  • Gaming the Universe
    19 Dec 2021 • 5 min read • 1 0
    The I Ching (Note 1) is an ancient book of Chinese divination dating from 2000BCE; it was allegedly written by a dragon. I have been reading it recently in continual astonishment. In order to “read” t...
  • John Cage and Mushroom X
    09 Dec 2021 • 4 min read • 2 0
    As one progresses further into the alien labyrinth of the mycological kingdom, the “non-logic” of mycelium begins to influence and overtake your own human thought processes. In the advanced stages of ...
  • Gun Spell
    21 Nov 2021 • 1 min read • 1 0
    Conservative politics in America has been reduced to the most crass version of the fascist maxim “might makes right.” Whereas in an earlier period in which the conservative intellectual spoke of “fami...
  • A Womb of One's Own
    15 Nov 2021 • 4 min read • 1 0
    It may be difficult to find a more anomalous moment of the French post-structural scene than when Kristeva, Cixous and Irigaray investigate the cave. A confluence of psychoanalytic uptrends, second wa...
  • Allegories of the Cave at the End of the World
    07 Nov 2021 • 6 min read • 1 0
    One of the more viral ideas to persist since Greek antiquity is the Allegory of the Cave. Why is this? What is it about the cave that so captures the metaphors of critique? Do we really live in caves?...
  • Is GPT-X the End of Literature?
    31 Oct 2021 • 6 min read • 1 0
    1. Emergent Ripple I’ve been busy writing Sylvia Plath poems. Technically I do not write them, I generate them. Using Plath’s Ariel as a base text I prompt the AI and the AI, a GPT-3 language model na...
  • The Epiphanies of Mycelium Teleology
    24 Oct 2021 • 4 min read • 1 0
    The Epiphany There is only one Epiphany of Mycelium Teleology and that is Psilocybin. Psilocybin is the original flesh of the Gods, the psychoactive substance that underwrites every eucharist. This su...
  • Dune (2021)
    23 Oct 2021 • < 1 min read • 2 0
    Scale is the operative word here, the big kind. Massive, colossal, huge and gigantic. Three or four Empire Strikes Back could fit into this movie. And it is not even done yet! It is to-be-continued (t...
  • No Time To Die (2021)
    14 Oct 2021 • < 1 min read
    An absurd and yet striking image appears in the opening credits of the latest (last?) Bond film: a DNA double helix made entirely of handguns. What are we to make of this? One implication that the mov...
  • A Dangerous Method (2011)
    08 Oct 2021 • 1 min read • 1 0
    The fatal flaw of the movies is their inability to represent the mental realm; a history of film might be a history of all of the magic tricks that film deploys in order surrmount this. The novel, for...
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