Tag Archives: Philip K. Dick

Nightmare Fuel, A Conspiracy Crisis

Part One: Mind-Control, Thought Implantation, and Telepathy Tech By Equanimous Rex Source: Modern Mythology When technology can be produced that mimics diseases such as schizophrenia, or phenomena such as telepathy, how do we discern fact from fiction? When our memories are … Continue reading

Posted in black ops, CIA, consciousness, Conspiracy, culture, Dystopia, Law, Philosophy, Psy-ops, Psychology, Science, Social Control, Social Engineering, society, Spirituality, Technology | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Whose Dystopia Is It Anyway?

Reason writers debate which fictional dystopia best predicted our current moment. By Mike Riggs, Katherine Mangu-Ward, Todd Krainin, Nick Gillespie, Jesse Walker, Robby Soave, Eric Boehm, Christian Britschgi, Peter Suderman & Brian Doherty Source: Reason With social media platforms seemingly … Continue reading

Posted in Art, Authoritarianism, culture, Dystopia, media, society, Sociology | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Philip K. Dick and the Fake Humans

(Editor’s note: on this 36th anniversary of the passing of Philip K. Dick, it seems an appropriate time to note the relevance of his work to our current dystopia as Henry Farrell does in the following essay. Unfortunately the author … Continue reading

Posted in Art, Authoritarianism, consciousness, Conspiracy, culture, Dirty Politics, Dystopia, Empire, Hackers, media, news, police state, propaganda, Psy-ops, Social Control, society, Sociology, Technology | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

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

Posted in Art, culture, Dystopia, Film, media, Philosophy, society | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

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

Posted in Art, Authoritarianism, culture, Dystopia, Film, media, police state, society, State Crime | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Four Kinds of Dystopia

By Darren Allen Source: ExpressiveEgg.org The twentieth century saw four basic visions of hell on earth, or dystopia. These were: Orwellian. Rule by autocratic totalitarian people, party or elite group, limitation of choice, repression of speech and repression of minorities, … Continue reading

Posted in Authoritarianism, consciousness, culture, Dystopia, media, Philosophy, propaganda, Psy-ops, Social Control, Social Engineering, society, State Crime, surveillance state | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 9 Comments

The Philosophy of Westworld

By Jeremy D. Johnson Source: Omni Michael Crichton wrote and directed Westworld for the big screen in 1973. That same decade, in 1976, an adjunct professor named Julian Jaynes made the bestseller list with a surprising title: The Origins of … Continue reading

Posted in Art, consciousness, culture, media, Philosophy, Psychology, Science, society, Sociology, Technology | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Hybrid Landscapes – From Posthistoric to Posthuman

By Kingsley L. Dennis Source: Reality Sandwich The collective psyche seems to be in the grip of a powerful archetypal dynamic in which the long-alienated modern mind is breaking through, out of the contractions of its birth process, out of what … Continue reading

Posted in Art, consciousness, culture, Dystopia, History, Philosophy, Psychology, Science, Social Control, Social Engineering, society, Sociology, Spirituality, Technology | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment