I met a man who wasn’t there: the ethics of Ashbless (Hyperstition)

‘Templeton sits immobile in his attic room, immersed in the deceptively erratic ticking of his old nautical clock, lost in meditation upon JC Chapman’s hermetic engraving. It now seems that this complex image, long accepted as a portrait of Kant, constitutes a disturbing monogram of his own chronological predicament. As if in mockery of stable … More I met a man who wasn’t there: the ethics of Ashbless (Hyperstition)

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)

APOCALYPSE – BEEN IN EFFECT?

Maria De Rosario – from the New England Educational Review, August, 1998 (CCRU) http://www.ccru.net/syzygy/apoc.htm * How do “aquapocalyptic” narratives about a return to the sea connect with the Millennium Time-Bomb? Maria D’Resario reports on “hyperfictional” and “ethnomathematical” studies of strange goings-on on the Web, and asks: Are the Cyber-Time Cults just the latest craze, or … More APOCALYPSE – BEEN IN EFFECT?