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- Life and Death and Demons
I just saw The Possessed. Let’s talk demon logic. Spoilers ahead. The demon in The Possessed is corporeal. It has a body. I do not understand how this works for a bunch of reasons, so I’m going to think about it much too hard. Cascading from pickiest to most fundamental: The demon is mostly trapped […]
- Can I Dismantle the Military–Industrial Complex with Whimsy?
I don’t see why not, but I also don’t see how. I went to a talk about imagining peace in a time of war and it stuck with me. Either this guy or this one argued that if you’re interested in social justice and better-world building (as opposed to better world-building, a more professional obsession I have) […]
Does post-truth come after postmodernism? Post-science? Post-empiricism? Incredible as it seems, I’m noticing a distinct post-empirical trend in writing lately. Things we think are true are sometimes not true. Things we label facts are sometimes not facts. There’s a cool article in Scientific American about how this works in the medical field, and that basic […]