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Alien Anthropology

Fear of the Dark

Afraid of the Darkness that the Other and the Unknown represent, we inscribe this upon ourselves, into ourselves.

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Alien Anthropology

Self-Replication

Self-replication. Surely this is what life is all about.

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Alien Anthropology

Lend me your ears…

No one is listening.

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Alien Anthropology

Anger

Anger. It’s really very simple.

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Alien Anthropology

Convenient Fictions of Non-being

None of us actually exist, at least not in the ways we generally believe that we do.

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Alien Anthropology

Online Success and (its) Information Famine

Integrated and distributed information and energy processing systems are biased by physical principles towards the minimisation of uncertainty.

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Alien Anthropology

Science, Philosophy and Human Fallibility

A (perceived) ethical void in the bare-metal mechanisms of pure mathematical and statistical Reason generates that ideological and cultural reflex we see all around us as intransigent denial of demonstrable and provable facts.

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Alien Anthropology

Can anyone own the moon ?

If personal subjectivity is a reflection of an internalised concept of ownership and property, what happens if it turns out that neither individual identity nor notions of ownership are, beyond a very limited and historically or culturally contingent sense, actually real ?

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Alien Anthropology life Psychology

Self-replication, imperfect.

We are that living matter through which the logic of self-replication self-replicates; we are not the bearers or the beneficiaries of this process, we are the medium through which it (shockwave-like) passes.

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Alien Anthropology Philosophy

Endless Games

The purpose of this game (of life, of experience, of order and human intelligence) becomes the self-perpetuation of the game itself.

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Alien Anthropology Philosophy

Said one mirror to another…

Rationality is (a) key, but it can not explain (or unlock) itself.

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Alien Anthropology Philosophy

The Boundaries of Logic, Abstraction and Knowledge

The logic of language, narrative thought, explanation and communication finds itself poorly equipped as a method by which to represent or communicate the sophisticated complexity of living systems.