Tag Archives: Destruction

Moving the Overton Window

We all look through it, but like glass, we don’t see it. We don’t even see the width of the frame or how it is centred, but it constrains what we see and how we see it just as surely … Continue reading

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The Neuroscience of Armageddon

A cursory study of rudimentary neuroscience makes uncomfortable reading. It suggests, with strong evidence, that the way we think makes us ill-suited to thrive in the modern world. In fact, our thought patterns and mental blind spots imperil us all. … Continue reading

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The Tedious Transhumanist

You don’t often read an analysis of what the prevailing agenda is, in Silicon Valley and what that might mean for creativity and art, but I have a foot in both camps, so to speak, so I thought I would … Continue reading

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Extraction and Replenishment

This is quite a disturbing subject for me to write about and it will require a great deal of generosity of spirit to complete.  The reason I find it so distasteful to even discuss, in writing, is because it is … Continue reading

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Unrequited

I was thinking about a famous Beatles lyric, the other day; the one which goes, “And in the end, the love you take is equal to the love you make.”  Unfortunately, I don’t think this is quite right.  I think … Continue reading

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A Response to the Futurists

I read something recently which made me very angry, because I could see immediately the very clear connection between these ancient writings (or rantings and ravings, if you prefer), now over a hundred years old, and what has actually come … Continue reading

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That Terrible Zone

There is a terrible place that all artists can find themselves in, if things don’t go as well as hoped.  They can have put in a lot of effort, over a very long period of time and begun to pay … Continue reading

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