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Category Archives: Economic-political-religious-cosmic imaginaries

Far, far away

It seems society conspires to make us live in the distant ‘tomorrow’. Religion speaks about ‘destiny’ and sanctifies gratification delayed; science groans for a ‘technological utopia’; schools tell us to learn so we can live in the future; and the nation-state is run by politicians who trade in sound bites about getting better. All the …Continue Reading >>>

No more need for lords

We are not separate from nature. Better still, there is no such thing as ‘nature’. Nature is a fading myth, the cursory invention of a moment that sought to divest the world of her magic, her voice, her power. We are relearning our intimacy with the planet, realising how closely allied we are, how deeply …Continue Reading >>>

We are the guru

The fonts of the next moment of human be-ing will not be received via the experts, the great ones, the sages, the assuredly wise – it will come from the anonymous, the throbbing collective, the outliers, the mad prophets, the psychedelic explorers, the crazy poets; they together are the guru, steeped in indeterminacy, tugging on …Continue Reading >>>

Seismic shiftings, troubled surfaces

I am increasingly convinced that we are dwelling in those solemn moments in between the earth’s heartbeats – in those moments when everything is preternaturally still and silently foreboding; in those moments when our skies seem to have no linings, and the merchants of the ‘normal’ continue to drink to their endless profiteering. However, the …Continue Reading >>>

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Falling might very well be flying – without the tyranny of coordinates.