Tag Archives: Jules Verne

promise them anything

Birds entrails, the stars in the heavens, crystal balls: people have resorted to all these and more in an effort to foretell the future. Today of course, with business have market capitalizations in the billions, there are no soothsayers in … Continue reading

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the future: misleading desires for permanence

The future is a relic, and industry and a myth. For all our scientific prognostications, do we know any more about it than the average Zoroastrian? …After Louis Sebastien Mercier passed into the dustbin of history, a new breed of … Continue reading

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The Eden-ites

The Garden of Eden. The first Utopia. Throughout time people have gotten impatient about waiting for the rapture; dabbled in nihilism to prod the redemption; in general, a complete dissatisfaction with the world as it is leading to fervent imaginings … Continue reading

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CHANCE MEETING: COLLAGE OF THE INVERTED OEDIPUS

Chance. A roll of the dice within that casino located in that vast structure of ┬áthe human mind. The roulette wheel stops, the cards are flipped, the chips rise and fall.Chance is what arises from that volatile unpredictable mix of … Continue reading

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