In the open asylum the lunatics can get hold of the technologies of their torture and turn them into the glittering electroshock therapies of deliverance. In a world of addiction […]
The world is a lunatic asylum and we are all insane. There is not a single one who is not a lunatic. The nurses and the doctors who come with […]
Originally posted on The Dark Fantastic: Literature, Philosophy, and Digital Arts:
Consequently since my arrival five hundred thousand years ago I’ve had one thought on my mind: the escape plan……
A short post on the possibility of politics after hope.
An impressionistic response to the Charleston Church murders.
Originally posted on Everything Matters:
Psychiatry Under the Influence: Institutional Corruption, Social Injury, and Prescriptions for Reform Psychiatry Under the Influence investigates how the influence of pharmaceutical money and guild…
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Third part of my series on the phenomena of murder-suicide in the shadow of Andreas Lubitz. Posted to the ‘catastrophicedge’ blog primarily as a psychological tool for me…somehow it just […]
Reading a debunking of psychotherapy as fabric of illusions. A misunderstanding. A glitch. Illusions are a psychotherapeutic fabric. A psychosomatic/////////cutting///////////somatic////////////////somatic///////////////soma/////////////////////a rendering of flesh wrapped warm around a wound of insubstantiality. […]
Second in a series of posts on the suicide-murder by Andreas Lubitz. Focusing on psychopathy, evil, depression and suicidal serenity all the obvious content warning ignite.
On the 28th of March I opened a new blog for a project slightly darker in hue than synteticzero but which remains within its orbit. The first post of any […]
A kind of experiment- aphorisms, stories, snapshots, quotations; gatherings; fallings apart; written over various nights of insomnia, exhaustion, and the circadian/cognitive chaos of night shifts. Download it as a pdf. Print it […]
Originally posted on The Disorder Of Things:
Between 19-21 September 2014, resident blogger Wanda and King’s College partner-in-crime, Nicholas Michelsen, organised a workshop with the theme of Solidarity & Resilience…
Infra-politics is always a corporeal politics and that means not only contesting infrastructure but also the location of bodies “in” time and space- more properly, the contesting of spatiotemporalisation. What […]
Originally posted on Guava Purée:
below is a provisional translation of Alain Badiou’s article “The Racism of Intellectuals” published May 5, 2012 in Le Monde. —- The Racism of…
From “Ontogenesis and the Ethics of Becoming“: KY: In terms of the Stoics, how might their approach to “dying well” offer us some resources for thinking amidst our current scene […]
In the somewhat amateur video above ecopsychologist Sarah Edwards discusses psychological responses to our growing awareness of climate change and environmental catastrophe. The video discusses ‘The Waking-Up Syndrome‘ that transposes […]
Massimo Pigliucci and Julia Galef on the Rationally Speaking podcast discuss the various epistemological, ontological, mereological and ethical strains of nihilism. The conversation is of an introductory nature but has value in the range that […]
“How do we invent bad criteria for rotten infrastructure, the sliding of norms to the always incomplete and the already broken? The hack, the stupid fix, the patch—these are songs […]
@MelBazil discusses the relationship between the mode of colonialist capitalism that he calls “mega-Empire”, indigenous resistance, decolonisation and the collapse of industrial capitalism. What comes across in Bazil’s discussion is […]