Reality itself is becoming paranoiac (Hyperstition)

As an additional footnote of sorts to Ccru’s ‘Who’s Pulling YOur Strings?’, this from Zizek…(well he might be a decadent western intellectual ;-), but he has one or two things to say pertinent to hyperstition): ‘… [w]hen we are confronted with conspiracy theories, we should proceed in a strict homology to the proper reading of … More Reality itself is becoming paranoiac (Hyperstition)

ANTI-CAPITAL (SOME MODEST BEGINNINGS) (k-punk)

I suppose it’s the possibility that by championing microcapitalism over macrocapitalism you are championing Thatcherism over old-school socialism. Well, you’re certainly moving beyond ‘old-school socialism’ but are you really back into Thatcherism? For all sorts of reasons, many of them presented on recent threads at hyperstition, I’m less than happy with using the term ‘micro-capitalism’. … More ANTI-CAPITAL (SOME MODEST BEGINNINGS) (k-punk)

Magic vs sorcery / capitalism vs hyperstition (Hyperstition)

( A few tentative thoughts/ questions/ probes… Luke emails me with a quote from Grant Morrison (confirming once again that I really must check Morrison out). “… I’ve been obsessed with the corporate world–and the whole magic thing, I’ve been fed up with the occult, as you say, that whole aspect of it, and I … More Magic vs sorcery / capitalism vs hyperstition (Hyperstition)

D/G: CAPITALISM/ THE THING/ FICTIONAL QUANTITIES (Hyperstition)

In the interests of accumulating resources, I think it is worthwhile reproducing the key passages from Anti-Oedipus on capitalism, fictional quantities and the Thing. ‘The segmentary territorial machine makes uses of scission to exorcise fusion, and impedes the concentration of power by maintaining the organs of chieftanry in a relationship of impotence with the group; … More D/G: CAPITALISM/ THE THING/ FICTIONAL QUANTITIES (Hyperstition)

LINXX

No doubt superficial and hasty overview of two blogs that are worth a look (via Technorati): Vortexegg: esoteria, complexity theory and what it calls ‘vortex magic’. Corridor of Madness: this is excellent on the comics-occult-hyperstition interface. With each passing day, I’m becoming more embarrassed by my lack of familiarity with Grant Morrison. Must rectify this … More LINXX