Ideological turbulence, media distrust, fake news and the hyper-inflating bias towards successfully self-propagating inflammatory rhetoric in (or as) social media is one instance of a broader principle through which life and intelligence negotiate and harness or exploit entropy in information and energy processing systems. Continue reading The Implicit Psychological Entropy of Social Media
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
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 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
If one day we should wake up and find that every single aspect of our lives have become so deeply steeped-in and dependent-upon digital technology that we are irrevocably cast into a secondary or supporting role, should we really be surprised ? Continue reading Technology: Singularity and Necessity
Justice or fairness is not implicit in the world; we have to continuously define, cultivate and maintain it ourselves.
Continue reading The Goodness in the World is that which We Make
Humanity requires a singular, unifying goal… Continue reading Humanity: Havoc or Hope ?