Articles by klintron

Futurist Chris Arkenberg shares some resources for beginning systems thinkers. Via Technoccult: In some respects, this way of thinking is a natural part of simply paying attention to things. In other ways,…


Tom Henderson explains his philosophy of punk rock mathematics. Via Technoccult: 1) People use the average Joe’s poor mathematics as a way to control, exploit, and numerically fuck him over. 2) Mathematics…


Frequent Disinfo contributor Nick P is on the Gspot in conversation with Joseph Matheny. Via Alterati: Nick Pell has been a professional writer for more than half his life. He has written…


The InvisiblesVia Technoccult:

I’ve been thinking recently about Grant Morrison’s “hypersigil” concept, but considering as not an occult/magical practice, but as as a cybernetic phenomena. […]

The way I see it, the online persona, fictional self, or avatar one creates can create feedback loops to reinforce behaviors and perceptions and have a create significant “real world” changes in a person’s life over time.

In the case of Grant Morrison, he was also shaping his persona in the letters column of The Invisibles, in interviews he gave, and his public persona at comic conventions.




Via Technoccult: Klint Finley: Could you give us a brief overview of what “neurodiversity” means, or at least what it means to you? Kassiane: Neurodiversity, the word, simply means the whole variety…








This is it! EsoZone is upon us. The weekly PDX0 meetup is tonight at Watershed, and then EsoZone kicks off tomorrow night, starting a weekend of mutated conversation and participatory detensing, art, and rituals.

If you want to support us, it’s not too late to donate or buy a t-shirt. Or, show up and spend money with our sponsors!

And don’t forget, after EsoZone on Saturday the one and Ivan Stang will perform along with a variety of other SubGenius at the Cyclone of Slack.

Can’t make it to Esozone? Astral Project!


Klint Finley, Mutate: As a follow-up to my recent post Is It Too Late to Stop Fascism in the US?, I worked from the definition of fascism proposed by Robert Paxton. There…


Erin Halliday, SF Gate: Nearly 40 years after widespread fear over recreational abuse of LSD and other hallucinogens forced dozens of scientists to abandon their work, researchers at a handful of major…



Paul W. Andrews and J. Anderson Thomson, Jr. write in Scientific American (via Theoretick): Depression seems to pose an evolutionary paradox. Research in the US and other countries estimates that between 30…






TLC is glorifying the use of tasers in marketing materials for a new reality series. If you find torture porn on family programming disgusting, please contact Discovery Viewer Relations or write via…