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Future Crimes

By John Steppling Source: CounterPunch “Precrime Analytical Wing: Contains the precognitives and the machinery needed to hear and analyze their predictions of future crimes.” Philip K. Dick, Minority Report “I must confess that over the past few years I have … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: Charlie Brooker’s 2016 Wipe

Charlie Brooker’s insightful year-end recaps puts others (from mainstream media) to shame, and they only get funnier as each year gets worse.

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Facebook, Twitter, Western Media Attempt to Reassert Monopoly Over “Truth”

By Ulson Gunnar Source: New Eastern Outlook In a surreal and stunning example of 21st century propaganda and censorship, Google has cobbled together a coalition it is calling “First Draft” to tackle what it calls “misinformation online.”  First Draft’s “founding partners” … Continue reading

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Keeping The Portal Open: Erik Davis on TechGnosis and the Blurring “Real” & “Virtual”

By Michael Garfield Source: Reality Sandwich Erik Davis is the author of TechGnosis: Myth, Magic, & Mysticism in the Age of Information (recently reissued by North Atlantic Books with a new afterword).  An investigation into how our transcendental urges play out in the … Continue reading

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There is something extraordinary happening in the world

By Gustavo Tanaka Source: Medium A few months ago, I freed myself from society, I’ve released myself from attachments I had and fear that locked me to the system. And since then, I started seeing the world from a different … Continue reading

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The Role of Dystopian Fiction in a Dystopian World

By Luther Blissett and J. F. Sebastian of Arkesoul A few years ago, Neal Stephenson wrote a widely-shared article called Innovation Starvation for the World Policy Institute. He began the piece lamenting our inability to fulfill the hopes and dreams … Continue reading

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Marrying robots, killing with drones, and making empty selfies

by Edward Curtin Source: Intrepid Report Today everything has become a spectacle, including writing. My title probably caught your eye, as it was intended. But now I would like to tell you a personal story about a man whose brilliant … Continue reading

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Prophecy, Spirit and the Dreamtime

By Jay Weidner Source: ZenGardner.com The mythology of our modern, high-tech culture teaches us that the last frontier for humanity is outer space. Somehow, according to this emerging mythos, the fragile human body is supposed to be able to survive … Continue reading

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