Serial Experiments Cybernetics Layer 02: Beer

“I prefer to call it the science of effective organization.” – Stafford Beer I would like to note about many of the early cyberneticians that these were men who still had functioning minds, hearts, and endocrine systems. Stafford Beer is a good example. He began attending University College London at the age of 16, before…

The Puzzle Pieces to Soft Prostitution

A recent report on the rise of soft prostitution for college aged women created a little stir. The mainstream is getting a glimpse of something our crowd saw several years ago and documented as a sign of decline. Even the label soft prostitution is meant to soothe the mainstream mind. One cannot be a little…

Technological Submission: Nature Conquers Modern Man

It’s almost a ubiquitous assumption today that man, especially since the dawn of the Age of Science, is in the steady process of conquering nature. As our technological proficiency expands, nature submits to our whims. Rather than being exposed to nature’s harsh elements, we built shelters; rather than succumbing to rampant disease and early death,…

Emergent Transhumanism

Most people are very conscious of the rapid pace of technological advancement in society, but most view it with optimism.  Others express skepticism, in fear of losing work to various advancements such as artificial intelligence.  Few however, are aware of the reality of the transhumanist movement; others view it as far fetched science fiction.   Several…

Amazon’s Digital Book Burning

“One of the things that surprises people – sometimes upsets publishers and authors – is that we let people enter negative reviews, and they say, why do you do this? You – your – you only make money if you sell the books. Why don’t you weed out the negative reviews? And the reason is:…

Phony Populism in the Instagram Age

Politicians engaging the masses on social media is a recent electoral strategy that has become more and more widespread. It’s become a hallmark of so-called populism on both the left and right. The reason this is essentially a populist trend is the way social media cuts out the middleman of communication between political leaders and…

Market Sovereignty: Anti-Trust in the era of Big Tech

By Alexander Saint-Cyr A man used to know his place in the world. He used to know his station and his class. So to, did he know where his loyalties lied and from where his sovereignty derived. A man used to be secure in knowing that a royal bloodline was responsible for his liberty and…