Humanity spends far too much time bickering and fighting over how we will collectively move forward to ever actually get on with the very serious business of actually ensuring our own continuity, survival and ongoing tenure on this planet. Continue reading Directionless: The Teleological Vacuum of Global Civilisation
Human minds are self-propagating patterns of information that are implicitly biased towards seeking biological, cultural and technological methods of reproduction. Continue reading Self-Propagating Memetic Information Systems
A core human psychological trait of small-scale tribal herding may work against the kind of global organisational unity and cooperation required to cultivate substantive industrial and economic change in the limited time still available to us. Continue reading On Tribal Narratives and Environmental Catastrophe
It appears that a degree of ambiguity may be an inverse function of the generalised utility of any concept. Continue reading The Utility of Ambiguity
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. Continue reading Self-replication, imperfect.
It is staggering (and blissfully unacknowledged) the extent to which this world of ours and all of its many anthropomorphic catastrophes are all quite simply occurring within and emanating from these brains between our ears. Continue reading A Self-Extinguishing Flame
Self and subjective psychological depth may be little more than a convenience – a fabrication or persistent fantasy and self-propagating illusion. Continue reading Positive Feedback Loops and the Emptiness of Self