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

Riddick, Patriarchy & Modern Masculinity

[Contains spoilers] From his very first scene in Pitch Black one understands Riddick as a feral, disturbed individual. Animalistic in his lust for both sex and blood. Ruthless in his dispatchment of anyone who would seek to impede him from whatever it is he pleases to do. In the beginning narration of Pitch Black's sequel,… Continue reading Riddick, Patriarchy & Modern Masculinity