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Trans-Humans, Artellects, Robots, Nanobots, AI?

With the current wanton destruction of the biosphere in favor of animating the machinery of civilization, it would seem that the direction of evolution is towards "artificial" creations. Is this drive an expression of parthenogenesis--"male birth", or pursuit of deathless perfection a la "terror management theory", or reductionism in it's crassest form--a simalucrum of "life"?   Musing with all my might these days, as more toxic and radioactive plumes make their "leopard spotted" way across the…

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The Housing Market: Hermes meets Hestia

There have been many economic discussions of the sub-prime mortgage meltdown of 2008 that triggered a global financial avalanche and arguably shifted Western hegemony to a multipolar world with China rising towards dominance. The economic analyses generally revolve around the reflection that the investing world made a short sighted error in favor of quick money. While this hindsight explains the causal relationships between policy, lending strategies, and the meltdown, it does little to explain…

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Reset: A New Archetype?

  Just had a quick thought about an emerging archetype. Now I know enough to realize there theoretically aren't new archetypes, but have to keep pushing against this immutable law as it strikes me as a breakdown of the theoretical validity of archetypal modes. That said, I was thinking about the modern advent of 'Reset' as being a previously undeveloped narrative mode. Technology affords us the ability to zero out what has been done, particularly electronic narrative forms such as the video…

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DSM V and Introversion

As many already know, the DSM V has been released as a working draft for public feedback. Within the draft, Introversion is considered a spectrum marker for schizotypical psychopathology. I am not a therapist or a clinician of any sort, so I am really looking for some clarification and insight on the issue. Personally, I take issue as introversion and extroversion seem to cover a spectrum of social engagement, which almost by definition must be within a cultural context. The United States…

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