Through the eyes of the nomad, time is somewhere that can be travelled to and...– Nevolution: The Altermodern Nomad (via heterochronia)
Not a single one of the cells that compose you knows who you are, or cares.– Philosopher Dan Dennett, who knows the whole of being human is greater than the sum of its parts. (via explore-blog)
More than iron More than lead More than gold I need electricity I need it...– Racter (via theremina)
If you worship money and things, if they are where you tap real meaning in life,...– David Foster Wallace [source] (via naranzarian)
anarchotranshuman: A Cyborg Manifesto by Donna Haraway, republished by AnarchoTranshuman. Click image for imposed-PDF ready for printing.
The future is already here—it’s just not evenly distributed.– William Gibson (via wilwheaton) Corollary: your future is someone else’s past. (via deltamualpha)
But there is a tendency among some in the excluded middle to throw up one’s...– Christoper Knowles, excerpt from “Pop (culture) Has Eaten Itself” (via heartmindspirit)
Silence is merely the optimal state for nonphysical downloads.– (via anti-teachings)
See good in everything and in everyone. But love only a few fiercely and...– On heroes and the architecture of character. (via explore-blog)
It is, arguably, in the elevation of this profoundly mechanistic (and in that...– Discussing the market, in relation to Iain M Banks’ Culture stories. The whole essay is a fascinating read for anyone that enjoys the novels. A Few Notes on the Culture, by Iain M Banks (via worsethandetroit)
We have been told over and over that “you can’t change human nature”, but the...– Robert Anton Wilson (via stuffguru)
Our Financial Stockholm Syndrome →
claytoncubitt: “The story of the finance lobby is about the way that lobby—with the eager support of a resurgent conservative movement and a handful of powerful backers—was able to fundamentally change the way we think about the world. Call it a virus. Call it a meme. Call it the power of a big idea. Whatever you call it, for three decades they had us convinced that the success of the financial...
Beware Of Unreal Things: Project to develop Flying... →
cantcopewontcope: “During the 2011 Egyptian revolution, the government unplugged the Internet. Protesters were left without internet, and thereby the ability to communicate even locally, instantly.Electronic Countermeasures is a project by Liam Young of think tank Tomorrows Thoughts Today and design studio
Truthiness in Digital Media references →
untanglingtheweb: Some gems in here for those interested in misinformation, state control of the content of the web, propaganda and news in the digital space. From the Harvard Berkman Centre conference of the same name (6-7 March 2012), and via their twitter feed.
webjester: “So, Rich Guy, let me explain this as calmly and logically as I can: Are you fucking 6 years old? Do you still think mom made you clean up your room because she was mean? In the adult world, we get asked to do things because shit needs to get done. It has nothing to do with fairness, it has nothing to do with judging you. It has nothing to do with you at all. There’s a whole world...
The Omphalos hypothesis was named after the title of an 1857 book, Omphalos by...– Omphalos hypothesis (via deltamualpha)