Idle Contemplations on Consciousness

Categories: Tech, Transhumanism, Uncategorized

I’ve spent a great deal of the last year or so researching theories on the ultimate ontology of consciousness. The following is a summary of approximately what I have learnt in that period; it will appeal to anyone interested in the aforementioned, and touches on some rather eccentric conjectures such as quantum mind. In the […]

Brief Remarks On Gender Roles In the Current Year

Categories: AltLeft, AltRight, Uncategorized

20% of the Saudi parliament was female in 2019, and it has been significantly above 0% since the turn of the millennium. Most of their universities are coed, and some are women-only. Apparently certain high-profile individuals failed to realise it until this year, even though much of this information is accessible through a source as […]

Post-Environmentalism: The Vertical World-City of Our Future

Categories: AltLeft, Architecture, Futurism, Tech, Transhumanism, Uncategorized

When all is said and done, environmentalists are guaranteed to be disappointed. Nature is fucked. Your recent ancestors who lived in the earlier half of the 20th century may have farmed land that nature has now reclaimed. What happened? Labour was cheap then. People were willing to work for whatever money they could get. Since […]

Utilitarianism and Rights to Life

Categories: AltLeft, Animal Rights, Uncategorized

Ethicists tend to view issues such as abortion through a utilitarian lens strictly, which has always struck me as odd since there is no reason to suppose a priori that any monoaxiomatic moral system is true. Most people do not seem to need their morality to be governed by a single all-encompassing axiom such as […]

Optimised Humanity, Towards Corvus Axolotlus

Categories: Futurism, Race, Tech, Transhumanism, Uncategorized

The words “attractiveness” and “attraction” are routinely applied to an array of pleasurable stimuli with different properties, of which there are at least three obvious types: the erotic, the romantic, and the aesthetic. The erotic is the oldest of these, since erotic attraction facilitates gene replication in sexually reproducing species, reproduction being perhaps the only […]