Category Archives: Arts & Culture

The Borg Are Coming For You Part 2

(WARNING: Spoiler Alert. Also note that there are no images in this post because the new paywall architecture of the internet seems to have eliminated public domain images entirely. Welcome to the Borg’s New Order. “You will own nothing, but … Continue reading

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The Borg Are Coming For You… (and your children)

Give me absolute control / Over every living soul… I have seen the future, brother, it is murder. —Leonard Cohen, “The Future” INTRODUCTION: This is Part 1 of a two-part essay that will appear in my forthcoming book, Words from … Continue reading

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Notes from Nowhere: Erewhon’s Prophetic Foresight

Review of Erewhon by Samuel Butler “Reason uncorrected by instinct is as bad as instinct uncorrected by reason.”[1] —Samuel Butler As a work of social satire, Erewhon[2] is sheer genius, packed with perceptive, often hilarious insights into human nature. As … Continue reading

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