Pain Another Axis

2024 PRODIGY IS, AT ITS essence, adaptability and persistent, positive obsession. Without persistence, what remains is an enthusiasm of the moment. Without adaptability, what remains may be channeled into destructive fanaticism. Without positive obsession, there is nothing at all. 2025 INTELLIGENCE IS ONGOING, INDIVIDUAL adaptability. Adaptations that an intelligent species may make in a single … Pokračovat ve čtení Pain Another Axis

Sadie Plant & Nick Land: Cyberpositive

  Catastrophe is the past coming apart. Anastrophe is the future coming together. Seen from within history, divergence is reaching critical proportions. From the matrix, crisis is convergence misinterpreted by mankindThe media are choked with stories about global warming and ozone depletion, HIV and AIDS, plagues of drugs and software viruses, nuclear proliferation, the planetary … Pokračovat ve čtení Sadie Plant & Nick Land: Cyberpositive

Spheres by Nicola Masciandaro & Alina Popa

  > Taken from [SLUG]   Spheresy is a non-ending manual for committing spheresy, a constant collection of imperatives and infinitives to keep you moving in spiral spheres. To be a spheretic means forever to stay fixed on the spot of fidelity to the unbounded intelligence that moves between intuition and bewilderment. “The intuitive form … Pokračovat ve čtení Spheres by Nicola Masciandaro & Alina Popa

Jakub Albert Ferenc: The epilogue for book The Twin Ship Tao

Author: @jakub_ferenc Translation: @vit_van_camp Buy: here or here   The author of any prophetic work must come to terms with the inherent difficulty of transmitting his or her thoughts to others. Whether it is through theater, poetry or an algorithm written in a programming language, an original work finds itself situated in a territory where … Pokračovat ve čtení Jakub Albert Ferenc: The epilogue for book The Twin Ship Tao

Karen Barad: What Is the Measure of Nothingness? Infinity, Virtuality, Justice

  >Taken from Karen Barad    Nothingness. The void. An absence of matter. The blank page. Utter silence. No thing, no thought, no awareness. Complete ontological insensibility. Shall we utter some words about nothingness? What is there to say? How to begin? How can anything be said about nothing without violating its very nature, perhaps even … Pokračovat ve čtení Karen Barad: What Is the Measure of Nothingness? Infinity, Virtuality, Justice

The Earth Trembles [Ed. 3, Deep Adaptation, Phase II: Ecology Of Our Juridical System]

  > Taken from: The Earth Trembles Website   O ekologii našeho právního systému  Místo: New Delhi, Dharmashala, India, 2019 Osvojili jsem si strategie, které přinášejí krátkodobé výhody a které se dnes ukazují jako z dlouhodobého hlediska ničivé. Mezitím však došlo k jejich hlubokému zakořenění do civilizačních struktur, což velmi znesnadňuje jejich změnu. Jedná se … Pokračovat ve čtení The Earth Trembles [Ed. 3, Deep Adaptation, Phase II: Ecology Of Our Juridical System]

The Earth Trembles [Ed. 3, Deep Adaptation, Phase I: Distribution of Flexibility]

> Taken from: The Earth Trembles website >   Tělo je abstraktní. Zabírá více místa, než kde se zrovna nachází. • The body is abstract. It takes up more space than just its current place.   Tělo je stejně cizí jako svět. Musíme přijmout jeho podivnost. •• The body is just as foreign as the … Pokračovat ve čtení The Earth Trembles [Ed. 3, Deep Adaptation, Phase I: Distribution of Flexibility]

Nasadiya sukta – Hymn of creation Rig veda 10th Mandala 129 sukta

  (1) 'there existed no being, nor did any non-being then; no air, no sky beyond that; what was that which covered, and what, where; under whose protection; and was there that deep unfathomable water? (2) 'there was no mortality, and hence no immortality; there was no indication of neither night, nor day; He (that), … Pokračovat ve čtení Nasadiya sukta – Hymn of creation Rig veda 10th Mandala 129 sukta

François Laruelle: On the Black Universe… (Czech translate)

Glosa_ O černém vesmíru. Lidské základy barvy. Černá barva, černava nekonečného vesmíru – to je temnota. „Naši filozofové jsou děti, které se bojí Tmy, bojí se Černé.“ Člověk oddaný jasným argumentům prosvětluje svým myšlením univerzum a dobývá Svět. Avšak Vesmír zůstává pohroužen ve tmě, v noci. Jako tajemství a nevypočitatelnost může být jen vášní. Po Vesmíru … Pokračovat ve čtení François Laruelle: On the Black Universe… (Czech translate)

Kodwo Eshun: Sci-fi kapitál a scénáře budoucnosti

  Spisovatelka Toni Morrisonová v jednom rozhovoru s kritikem Paulem Gilroyem tvrdí, že Afričané, kteří byli okradeni, zajati, uneseni, zmrzačeni a vzati do otroctví, byly prvními moderními lidmi. Na vlastní kůži zakusili podmínky existenciálního bezdomovectví, odcizení, vytržení ze svého životního prostoru a dehumanizaci, které filosofové jako Nietzsche později definují jako prožitky bytostně moderní. Místo aby modernita … Pokračovat ve čtení Kodwo Eshun: Sci-fi kapitál a scénáře budoucnosti

Thomas Metzinger: Benevolent Artificial Anti-Natalism (BAAN)

  > Taken from Edge   Benevolent Artificial Anti-Natalism (BAAN)   What is the BAAN-scenario? Let us assume that a full-blown superintelligence has come into existence. An autonomously self-optimizing postbiotic system has emerged, the rapidly growing factual knowledge and the general, domain-independent intelligence of which has superseded that of mankind, and irrevocably so. All of … Pokračovat ve čtení Thomas Metzinger: Benevolent Artificial Anti-Natalism (BAAN)

PEST (part I): From Parasite Eve to the Old Ones

> Taken from webarchive Roby: “Reza, when you use the term pestilential, a term similar to many I have seen in your writings, what elements / qualities / characteristics would you attribute to it?” ‘Pest’ combines at least three crypto-genetic strains; each one can introduce itself as an underlying hyperstition-agitator for the rest of them. … Pokračovat ve čtení PEST (part I): From Parasite Eve to the Old Ones

CHLOE SUGDEN: ALIEN-HUMAN EROTICS IN OCTAVIA BUTLER’S DAWN

> Excerpts from THE OANKALI TURNED ITS TENTACLES TOWARDS ME. THE OANKALI TURNED ITS TENTACLES TOWARDS ME was diagrammed, written and edited by the students of the Theory-Fiction Seminar of the CCC Research Master Program from September 2017 to June 2018. The Theory-Fiction Seminar is conceived and led by Kodwo Eshun.     Out of … Pokračovat ve čtení CHLOE SUGDEN: ALIEN-HUMAN EROTICS IN OCTAVIA BUTLER’S DAWN