Inspired by various post-apocalyptic works, I try to see if late capitalist culture can look beyond itself. The answer may surprise you!
Read More The Last of Them, the First of Us: End-Stage Capitalism and the Unimaginable Beyond
In which I recommend one of my favorite ongoing worldbuilding projects, and shamelessly link to my own minor contributions to it.
Read More The Coolest Cyberpunk Setting You Haven’t Heard Of (Not Clickbait!)
The Horizon series of video games feature an interesting post-post-apocalyptic setting. But what if it truly lived up to its own potential?
Read More The God in the Machine: An Anapnoic Critique of Horizon
While trying to get a grasp on our liminal present, I explore its connection to the politics of ages past, as well as its potential for a revolutionary future.
Read More Now and Then: The Burning Questions
“Socialism? In my US-based alternate history?” It’s more likely than you think! In this essay, I explore the various versions of this radical premise, eventually building towards my own spin on this narrative.
Read More A People’s Alt-History: On the Fascinating Fiction of a Socialist US
Based on the communist magic of Disco Elysium, I work out a Daoist philosophy of revolutionary transformation.
Read More Borrowed Thoughts: The Dao of Infra-Materialism and the De of Revolution
In the fourth episode of my eclectic podcast, I go on an extended rant about my Buddhist-Anarchist-Daoist (BAD) philosophy, and why I believe this kind of syncretism might be valuable.
Read More Empty Notes: a BAD Perspective
There will be a world after capitalism. What will it look like, and where can we recognize it today? I try to sort out the basics.
Read More The Future is Now: On the Anticipation of Post-capitalism
In which I use a pernicious piece of Twitter discourse to further develop my syncretic Buddhist-Daoist-Anarchist philosophy.
Read More Borrowed Thoughts: Freedom is Free, Nature isn’t Natural
A short essay about philosophy, imagination, and our future climate crisis.
Read More Borrowed Thoughts: The Future Will Be Everything