Achievement Society and its Dissidents

At a certain point, you have to lower your standards to get anything done. Lower them now so they can be higher later. Original design by AdrianoA Byung-chul Han describes our achievement society as the next evolutionary step after Foucault’s disciplinary society. Occurring within neoliberal globalist capitalism and associated with sterilized digital aesthetics, the achievement … Continue reading Achievement Society and its Dissidents

What Conspiracy Theorists & Fake Skeptics Both Get Wrong About Conspiracies

Preface: The first draft of this article started in early 2020, and attempted to equally highlight the mistakes of both conspiracy theorists and fake skeptics, or conspiracy deniers. But the situation has become so awful in mainstream media and discourse that the article’s final draft is ultimately more sympathetic to the “conspiracy theorists”. Any remnants … Continue reading What Conspiracy Theorists & Fake Skeptics Both Get Wrong About Conspiracies

Preserving your Mind in the Age of Hyperstimuli

We are living through a pandemic of psychiatric illness—depression, ADHD, personality disorders, and resulting psychosocial carnage and suicide, are on the rise; directly linked to electronic devices and social media, the severity of symptoms is seen to increase in proportion to the amount of a person’s screen time.  These maladies have especially increased since the … Continue reading Preserving your Mind in the Age of Hyperstimuli