The Void

Authored by PT Carlo I have heard the mermaids singing, each to each. I do not think they will sing to me. The Void As I slowly lowered the goggles over my eyes my formerly drab surroundings were suddenly transfigured, exploding into a swirl of cartoonish low-fi technicolors. I stumbled forward towards the door in front […]

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Wonder, “Must We Divide History Into Periods” – by Jacques Le Goff

The topic of historical periodization is a popular one because it is easy to make arguments about with no requirement to commit fully to them. Consistent with the mood of academia across disciplines, the idea of a natural, universally applicable periodization scheme determined by some underlying form that shapes the trajectory of society, culture, economics, or […]

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Dissecting Martin Jay’s “Reason after Its Eclipse: On Late Critical Theory”

Martin Jay’s most recent book, Reason After Its Eclipse, continues and represents the culmination of Jay’s many decades of research into the intellectual history of critical theory in general and the Frankfurt School in particular, beginning with his definitive 1973 study The Dialectical Imagination: A History of the Frankfurt School and the Institute of Social Research, 1923–1950. Having made […]

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Triptych – An Interview with programmer-mystic Harrison Partch

336 = January 15th, 2018, programmer-mystic Harrison Partch declares in a video of his Triptych, the right panel “I, PROPHETESS: POPPY IN THE PANOPTICON”. The Triptych primarily correlates varying states of consciousness in three internet phenomena, and discusses a mountain of other subjects that connect lucidly after a few re-viewings. “Jordan B Peterson: Beyond the Enigma”, left […]

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The Open World Panopticon

The Open World beckons us to explore, to discover, to adventure. Her Siren song lures us into a dream world where everything is real and nothing is impossible. But caress the outer limits of her boundaries and you will find you inhabit a carefully constructed artifice, a mockery of freedom. You are not free to go […]

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Review of Nick Land’s “Thirst for Annihilation”

by Special Anonymous Contributor “Particles decay, molecules disintegrate, cells die, organisms perish, species become extinct, planets are destroyed and stars burn-out, galaxies explode… until the unfathomable thirst of the entire universe collapses into darkness and ruin. Death, glorious and harsh, sprawls vast beyond all suns, sheltered by the sharp flickerlip of flame and silence, cold […]

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