Division-Convergence: On The Accidental Perforation of American Sovereignty

On March 7, 2018, Defense Digital Secretary Director, Chris Lynch gave a talk at the Cloud Industry Day in Arlington, Virginia, announcing and outlining a Department of Defense (DOD) program known as the Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure (JEDI). Lynch's talk was one of many, all of which revolved around a DOD-directed cloud migration entailing a… Continue reading Division-Convergence: On The Accidental Perforation of American Sovereignty

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

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