...because power has left the nation-state; politics has been overcome by financial flows. -Zygmunt Bauman
This from Virgilio A. Rivas The Hermetic Deleuze: Anesthetizing Chaos. My comment to Rivas: Fascinating post. I’ve given some thought to the effects of the Internet, especially blogging/vlogging, on neuro-cognitive evolution. The Global Network of Capitalized Information is fast at work relieving us of our own private subjectivity. Our very selves are being gobbled up [...]
In this episode of the "Through the Wormhole" series put together by Discovery Channel, Morgan Freeman asks, "Is the Universe Alive?" He builds on the ideas of a motley crew of scientists in order to learn to see life at multiple scales, including the computer scientists Juergen Schmidhuber (machines are alive) and Seth Lloyd (atoms think), [...]
I mentioned this text, American Philosophy and Rudolf Steiner, edited by my advisor Robert McDermott, a few months back. It has since been published.
I gave this talk on New Year's Eve to a group of my friends.