If we seek to explain sentience and consciousness we might not be particularly comforted by what we ultimately discover. Continue reading Disassembling Sentience: Distributed Multidimensional Computation
Representational, organisational and cognitive systems are indefinitely extensible. Continue reading Indefinitely Extensible Representational Systems
The enigmas of human psychology and culture are writ large in the domain of Gothic fascination with darkness and death. Continue reading Gothic Beauty
True beauty just is, and exists before language, thought and technology. Continue reading What is Beauty?
The logical necessity of recursively enigmatic self-propagation remains mysterious and somehow also essential for life and sentience. Continue reading Ouroboros
We are bound by fear to our Objects and fantasies of Other and Self as much as by desire and there is a complex logical undercurrent and rationale to the ways that we (enigmatically) encrypt aversion into attraction and revulsion or death into fertility and life. Continue reading Desire and Fear
Every act of creativity and recombinatory cultural reconfiguration is both additive and subtractive – it is an addition of complexity and structure and is simultaneously the systemic logical negation of existing methods and strategies of organisation and thought. Continue reading The Creativity of Cultural Erasure