Sunday, December 12, 2010

Secret Star Trek: The Oldest, Deadliest Myth

 

You might think being a geek should prime you for the Transhumanism Revolution, but in reality it should also prime you against it. 

For every Six Million Dollar Man there's a race of Cybermen or Borg or take your pick. William Gibson's Sprawl novels presented Transhuman modification as a ubiquitous consumer product, but what part of "dystopian" do you not understand? 


Friday, December 10, 2010

Scrying the Outer Limits: Angelic Alphabets

 

 I'm not going to try to define what magical thinking should be in terms of method or dogma. I don't really subscribe to either. But I do have what I think is a very practical goal or result that magical thinking should lead you to, and that is a sense of possibility.