Crafting Names For Fictional Peoples By Geography & Ethnos

In fiction writing, it is quite difficult to come up with a name for a group of people, whether they be a tribe, kingdom, nation or empire. Yet, even if you come up with a good name, the meaning of the name bares some consideration for culture-building within your fictional world (ie. when the named… Continue reading Crafting Names For Fictional Peoples By Geography & Ethnos

THE SINGULARITY SURVIVAL GUIDE: In the Case of No Hope of Opening a Dialogue

It’s also entirely possible you won’t have any means of achieving direct communication with the AI. This is especially true if you live in a relative non-tech hub such as the no-mans-lands of Arkansas, the wilds of Saskatchewan, or the jungles of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. If this sound like your situation, it… Continue reading THE SINGULARITY SURVIVAL GUIDE: In the Case of No Hope of Opening a Dialogue

Technodialogics: Considerations of the False Ruins of the Future & New Models of Discursive Mediation

The False Ruins of the Future Conversations pertinent to large-scale change – whether positive, negative or unclear – are fraught with discursive problems, namely, those involving prevailing eschatological modalities, which drive up anxiety and fear and abolish any semblance of reason, thereby making effective, human-positive1 communication, and thus, adaptation, difficult or impossible, as the future… Continue reading Technodialogics: Considerations of the False Ruins of the Future & New Models of Discursive Mediation

The Artifice of Always

Nature never really was anything more than artifice. This is not the accepted view. There exists a widespread belief that at some point in human history Man and Nature separated from each other; that they are things of intrinsically different quality and that this is very bad. The general sentiment holds that a beaver's dam is… Continue reading The Artifice of Always

Navigating The Spectrum: Future Universalistic vs. Present Particularistic

In my previous article, On the Prospects of Popular Right-wing Unification in America: The Starting Point of Unification, I wrote, "To speak of unification with those who are counterpoised to order (and thus, opposed to civilization) is to beat one’s head against a wall. With that being said, unity is absolutely desirable among the right… Continue reading Navigating The Spectrum: Future Universalistic vs. Present Particularistic

Value Ordination: Political Paradigm as Argumentation

Innumerable are the number of political compass tests which one can take online, from Playbuzz to PoliticalCompass.org to the 8 Values Github Test, all of which are sifted through and poured over, studied and analyzed by the takers thereof as if in the action of so doing they will confer some hidden and eldritch wisdom… Continue reading Value Ordination: Political Paradigm as Argumentation