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Acceleration Now (or how we can stop fearing and learn to love chaos)

The story goes like this: Earth is captured by a technocapital singularity as renaissance rationalitization and oceanic navigation lock into commoditization take-off. Logistically accelerating techno-economic interactivity crumbles social order in auto-sophisticating machine runaway. As markets learn to manufacture intelligence, politics … Continue reading

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alterity, contagion

CONTAMINANTS In a temple deep in Cambodia, enshrouded in the deep jungles along the Nung River, is Willard’s target, Col. Walter E. Kurtz. Once a decorated warrior in the command of the U.S. Army Special Forces, Kurtz has ‘gone native,’ … Continue reading

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pierre clastres on states, ethnocide

The following comes from Pierre Clastres,¬†Archeology of Violence, Semiotext(e), 2010 (originally published in 1980 as¬†Recherches d’anthropologie Politique) [Clastres: French anthropologist, student of stateless societies] pg. 103 – “Ethnocide is […] the systematic destruction of ways of living and thinking of … Continue reading

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