Literary Graffiti, The End of the Beginning

Every concept humanity knows is born from experience. Each human being is a massive data bank of physical history. From the genetic code linking us biologically to the language isolating us culturally. Life resulting from the friction between our own known value and the infinite unknown of the universe. This concept, again born from experience,…

The Island & Failure

I find it ironic that for the the first time people are actually reading this blog and I have nothing for them. I apologize. I have been reading Dante in the bathroom, From Dawn to Decadence in the living room, and 48 Laws of Power at work. I have written two episodes of a comedy…

Musk & Hawking: The modern Luddite

Luddite – (wiki) noun a member of any of the bands of English workers who destroyed machinery, especially in cotton and woolen mills, that they believed was threatening their jobs (1811–16). a person opposed to increased industrialization or new technology. “a small-minded Luddite resisting progress” Words come to mean different things over time. Etymology is the…

Data

“If the part is conceived without any reference to the whole, it becomes itself a whole-an independent entity;” Spencer, Data of Ethics From the perspective generated by the above quote it seems more likely that you would have to first describe what is meant by ethics, before beginning to consider Data. But a conversation on…

A prior upon funeral pyre

Lillian Juarez sits inside a undersized un-air-conditioned FIMA operational sight medical tent. She diligently watches as inactive microbial infections of Ebola culture hydrolyzes beneath the viewing lens of a very cheap 8th-grade-biology-class-level microscope. Besides her slight alteration to the fine adjustment knob and seemingly spontaneous transcription of illegible polysyllabic adjectives, the only movement inside the tent results from the rustling of a soft yet uncool…

The Psychic Pain

There is a psychic, called Madam P., that travels with this really low rent circus. One of those real scummy ones, where the lions look like heroin addicts and the carnies are irreproachable and terrifying. The sort of repellant circus that sets up next to a trailer park and the trailer park suddenly mobilizes and rolls uniformly…

Carl and The Human Broom

July 2, 7:44 AM : Carl & The Human Broom The ambiance of the office oscillates between clinical and cynical. A sad state either way. Wrapped in dead flesh colored walls covered in various motivational posters designed to inspire nine year olds rests the centerpiece of the room, an unearthly green plastic plant siting emblematically…