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Philosophy

The Stupid Bomb: Choice, Entropy, Oblivion

There is always a choice. No matter what we do, there is always a choice. It is in general a wonderful thing to be able to choose and even when we do not necessarily possess (or need) any control over the spectrum and menu of choices available, it remains a fact that we would rather […]

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history systems technology

Accelerating Frames of History

The moving frame, having moved, drags itself ever onwards…

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culture

Disassembling Democracy

The actual rate of accelerating technological and organisational complexity has been outpacing administrative and hierarchical aptitude for some time.