Todesregel Isle (Part II)

The scavenger watched the newcomers from a tor-borne perch above the marsh. They had found the body. It was only a matter of time until those that had put it there found them. He did not envy them their predicament. * Villavic and the hundred and nineteen cast-aways trudged up out of the marsh to… Continue reading Todesregel Isle (Part II)

THE SINGULARITY SURVIVAL GUIDE: Editor’s Note – Background to This Text

In Silicon Valley, working for a tech startup, some very clever researchers developed a program with the specific purpose of resolving the issue: How to survive when artificial intelligence surpasses human intelligence. The program, once engaged, proceeded to spit out a document of nearly six hundred thousand single-spaced pages of text, graphs, charts, pictograms, and… Continue reading THE SINGULARITY SURVIVAL GUIDE: Editor’s Note – Background to This Text

Man Above, Beast Below

Democracy is the majority over Man. Oligarchy is the minority over Man. Theocracy is god over Man. Autocracy is Man over Man. One variant of Technocracy has been conceived as machine over Man. This, however, is wholly misguided, for machines are possessed of no agency. To assert the contrary is to flee all that is… Continue reading Man Above, Beast Below

The Image of Man | Specter of Earth (III)

(a.1) The Image of Man | Specter of Earth (continued from part II) The realization of the trend-association between The Feminine, The Masculine and The Earth1, from prehistory to (post)modernity, is important in so far as it stands in opposition to synthetic union of the two (male and female) and vice-versa, for no stable and… Continue reading The Image of Man | Specter of Earth (III)

The Eater of Time

Time kills all gods. Or such is what the graphic artist and sculptor AJ Fosik proclaims in his latest exhibit. This, however, is a fundamental confusion which plays upon the fear of "running out of time," which, in essence, is a fear of death which is itself a fear of entropic force. Even the triumphalism… Continue reading The Eater of Time

Fractal America, Kodokushi-6771, Prt.1

One of the most fundamental characteristics of the embedded American consciousness, is its rugged individualism, that is, the sovereign and heroic impulse to carve ones own path, to strike out on one's own into the unknown darkness to there light a fire. Such is to be expected from a nation of wilderness conquering colonists, but sovereign… Continue reading Fractal America, Kodokushi-6771, Prt.1