Tag Archives: Art

Art and Dreaming: Realizing our Power to Co-Create Reality

By Ruth Gordon Source: Reality Sandwich “True creativity doesn’t just make things; it feeds what feeds life. In modern culture where people are no longer initiated, the spirit goes unfed. To be seen, the uninitiated create insane things, some destructive … Continue reading

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Cyberpunk is Now and No One Knows What to Do With It

By Pattern Theory Source: Modern Mythology Cyberpunk broke science fiction. Creeping in alongside the commercialization of the internet, it extrapolated the corruption and dysfunction of its present into a brutal and interconnected future that remained just a heartbeat away. Cyberpunk … Continue reading

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What Are We Working For? The Economic System is a Labyrinthine Trap

By Edward Curtin Source: Global Research One also knows from his letters that nothing appeared more sacred to Van Gogh than work.” – John Berger, “Vincent Van Gogh,” Portraits Ever since I was a young boy, I have wondered why people … Continue reading

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Our age of horror

In this febrile cultural moment filled with fear of the Other, horror has achieved the status of true art By M M Owen Source: aeon In Ray Bradbury’s horror short story, ‘The Next in Line’ (1955), a woman visits the … Continue reading

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Superpowers and Concrete Towers: Katsuhiro Otomo’s ‘Domu: A Child’s Dream’

By Patrick Haddad Source: We Are the Mutants In 1989, almost a year after it was released in Japan, the Western world was given its first cinematic taste of anime with the sci-fi epic Akira. Acclaimed writer Katsuhiro Otomo’s vision … Continue reading

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Alex Schlegel on Imagination, the Brain and ‘the Mental Workspace’

By Rob Hopkins Source: Resilience What happens in the brain when we’re being imaginative?  Neuroscientists are moving away from the idea of what’s called ‘localisationism’ (the idea that each capacity of the brain is linked to a particular ‘area’ of … Continue reading

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The Cost of Resistance

  By Chris Hedges Source: TruthDig Resistance entails suffering. It requires self-sacrifice. It accepts that we may be destroyed. It is not rational. It is not about the pursuit of happiness. It is about the pursuit of freedom. Resistance accepts … Continue reading

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Revolutionary Terror: Mark Steven’s ‘Splatter Capital’

By Michael Grasso Source: We Are the Mutants Splatter Capital: The Political Economy of Gore Films By Mark Steven Repeater Books, 2017 “Splatter confirms and redoubles our very worst fears. It reminds us of what capital is doing to all … Continue reading

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