Political systems, as much as the ideologies which endlessly resonate through them, are very much not as controlled or indicative of individual or collective self-determination as people might choose to believe. There is certainly choice, just as there is responsibility, but the overall complex dynamical system as information and energy-processing field that these artefacts embody […]
2020 US Election: Democratic Entropy
We might all be quite surprised to one day discover that dissonance and entropy are irreducible properties of systems of social organisation, that the sustainable continuity of any socio-political (or economic) system is only ever really a measure of the extent to which it successfully negotiates this internal dissonance and/or offsets and displaces it as […]
There is only one underlying logical information system – all ideologies are contingent interpretations that are biased towards selfish needs.
A Paradox of Online Political Engagement
The endless stoking of the fires of difference might do little over a longer term to benefit the ideological and political voices and positions of liberalism and humanism.
You could be mistaken for believing that the primary public narratives and political engagements of our era are dominated by simpletons and misanthropes…
On Flightless Birds
…the more that entrenched camps set themselves up against one another in an unending battle to get one over on the opposition, the less we actually coordinate and focus on the root causes of the problems which divide us in the first place…