Tag Archives: Dystopia

Initial Thoughts on Blade Runner 2049

Upon hearing early reports of a planned Blade Runner sequel a couple years ago, I felt both anticipation and dread. I considered it a singular vision which didn’t necessarily need a sequel, yet could understand the desire to re-immerse oneself … Continue reading

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Manufacturing Panic: Social Engineering, Domination and Control

By S.C. Hickman Source: Techno Occulture In the 21st century, the social engineering of dread and longing have evolved into a bio-political arena of terror and a psycho-political culture of internalized domination. The globally deployed technology of the spectacle transforms … Continue reading

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As Babies are Prescribed Pharmaceuticals, Have We Reached Dystopia?

By Joe Jarvis Source: The Daily Bell Would you let a five-year-old smoke a joint? I certainly hope not. Yet that would probably be less harmful than loading kids up on pharmaceuticals. Currently, over a million American children UNDER SIX … Continue reading

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Kafka Warned Us

By Dan Corjescu Source: CounterPunch Kafka’s The Trial can be read in retrospect as a prelude to the Twentieth/Twenty-First century. Although probably not written as prophecy, Kafka’s short unfinished book nevertheless provides a road map to the terrors of the current Surveillance … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: Americathon

“Americathon” (1978) is, like Idiocracy, a dystopian comedy with prophetic predictions such as the fall of the USSR, privatization of public assets, smoking being banned, masses of homeless people living in cars, and the dominance of reality TV, but set … Continue reading

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Freedom Is Not Necessarily The Absence Of Tyranny

By Brandon Smith Source: Alt-Market Is it true that freedom is an overly idealized concept? Perhaps, but it is one of the few concepts worthy of idealization. It is so worthy, that it is worth dying for. Since the dawn … Continue reading

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What Country Is This? Forced Blood Draws, Cavity Searches and Colonoscopies

By John W. Whitehead Source: The Rutherford Institute “The Fourth Amendment was designed to stand between us and arbitrary governmental authority. For all practical purposes, that shield has been shattered, leaving our liberty and personal integrity subject to the whim … Continue reading

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You Want a Picture of the Future? Imagine a Boot Stamping on Your Face

By John W. Whitehead Source: The Rutherford Institute “The Internet is watching us now. If they want to. They can see what sites you visit. In the future, television will be watching us, and customizing itself to what it knows … Continue reading

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