出口 Exit Simulacrum

And now I am eking out my days in my corner, taunting myself with the bitter and entirely useless consolation that an intelligent man cannot seriously become anything, that only a fool can become something. ― Fyodor Dostoevsky A long hiatus. It’s been over 2 years since my last post. This was a blog that…

Putin and the posthuman

The other day I was listening to Sam Harris his talk with Garry Kasparov on the questions the figure of Putin raises for the coming decades. To be clear, I’m in no way a Sam Harris fanboy… Or even remotely align myself with the ‘New Atheist’ crusade and its intellectually dishonest scientism. BUT, it was…

Kubrick and Foucault: The menagerie of man

First time I saw A Clockwork Orange. I kept away from this cult classic mostly because it seemed a bit too silly for my liking. I was right, but for all the wrong reasons. The silliness serves the function of colourfully depicting the trickster protagonist. The 70’s showed a noticeable interest in the subjects of…

Preparing for Utopia

We just went through an election cycle that many called a brutal one. In my opinion the cycles get more impassioned in order to mask the actuality and dawning of a post-political reality. Politics are always tied to a polis, which historical processes outside of our control are hollowing out as we speak. We are…