‘Fully automated luxury communism’ (FALC)

'Fully automated luxury communism' (FALC)

Located on the futurist left end of the political spectrum, fully automated luxury communism (FALC) aims to embrace automation to its fullest extent. The term may seem oxymoronic, but that’s part of the point: anything labeled luxury communism is going to be hard to ignore. “There is a tendency in capitalism to automate labor, to […]

Adina Roskies on Neuroscience and Free Will

Adina Roskies on Neuroscience and Free Will

Some recent research in neuroscience seems to point to the conclusion that free will is an illusion. That’s certainly the conclusion that some have drawn. But Adina Roskies is sceptical. In this episode of the Philosophy Bites podcast she explains to David Edmonds why she thinks that that conclusion isn’t supported by the facts. via […]

Relational Bodies and Metahumanism

A Metahumanist Manifesto by Jaime del Val and Stefan Lorenz Sorgner 1. What is Metahumanism? Metahumanism is a critique of some of humanism’s foundational premises such as the free will, autonomy and superiority of anthropoi due to their rationality. It deepens the view of the body as field of relational forces in motion and of […]

LIFE IS CREAL, NOT CRUEL

LIFE IS CREAL, NOT CRUEL

Life is always larger and richer than what we perceive. Read more by following the link bellow: LIFE IS CREAL : C R É A L I S M E.

Radical creativity as the natural God

Radical creativity as the natural God

Reinventing the Sacred: Emerging Complexity in a Creative Cosmos Prof. Stuart Kauffman Publisher’s presentation: ‘Consider the complexity of a living cell after 3.8 billion years of evolution. Is it more awesome to suppose that a transcendent God fashioned the cell at a stroke, or to realize that it evolved with no Almighty Hand, but arose […]

Worldbuilding: how to create a fictional universe

Worldbuilding: how to create a fictional universe

One question often asked when deciding to build a world for a game or novel (but especially games) is: Where to start? Usually this question is asked or steered in the direction of creating a map. Therefore popular opinion falls into two camps: Top-down: start by drawing a large scale map of the world or […]