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Dementing Augmented Reality: How Future Activists Will Break People Out Of Their Digital Trances

By Jason Louv, posted on October 31, 2012

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It’s less than two months prior to the “End of the World” on December 21, 2012. Terence McKenna predicted that we would see a spike of “infinite novelty” at the end of the year, when the ambient strangeness in the world hit the point of no return, the Omega Point beyond which we entered post-historical […]

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Butterfly Dreams — Everything Connects

By Valkyrie Ice, posted on October 29, 2012

When I was young, I heard an old Chinese proverb that told about a man who dreamed he was a butterfly, and when he awoke, he could not say if he was a man who dreamed of being a butterfly, or a butterfly dreaming he was a man. I always liked that story because it […]

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Your Friday MONDO: Brain Nuggets From High Frontiers #4 – 1988 (MONDO 2000 History Project Entry #36)

By R.U. Sirius, posted on October 26, 2012

And more pull quotes, from High Frontiers   issue #4.   The biggest threat to the status quo worldwide is that the new species will recognize itself.  R.U. Sirius   …is anyone currently trying to duplicate those now lost, but now forgotten, experiments from the 1950s that gave the world that marvelous substance, FLUBBER?   Letters to the Editor […]

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Not Sci Fi. Sci NOW!

By Valkyrie Ice, posted on October 23, 2012

As the walrus said to the Carpenter, the time has come to talk of many things. To understand why I hold the views I do, you must first understand that my choices and views are shaped by the future that I see is coming, and without understanding that future, it is impossible to truly see […]

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Requiem For Nanny

By Valkyrie Ice, posted on October 22, 2012

I have often been asked why I desire to live indefinitely. I’ve been told by many that they simply cannot understand why I would want to continue living when the world is so full of pain. And in some ways, I can see their point. Life is sadness, it is pain, and it is suffering. […]

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Your Friday MONDO: Brain Nuggets From High Frontiers #3 — 1987 (MONDO 2000 History Project Entry #35

By R.U. Sirius, posted on October 19, 2012

More pull quotes… this time from High Frontiers issue #3 for you to chew over HF: What’s it like being God? Rosalie Blue: It’s like Doonesbury suddenly getting up off the paper and seeing that he’s always been flat.   They had to have a new domestic enemy and, of course, drugs are the perfect […]

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Steal This Singularity: Entry #1

By R.U. Sirius, posted on October 17, 2012

It was at the end of the first day of the Singularity Summit 2012 when Ben Popper — the dude from The Verge who I’d spoken to by phone — approached.  “What do you think?” he asked.  “It’s been pretty interesting,” I responded earnestly.  The absence of a superlative was perhaps telling, but I was […]

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New Dimensions For Your Halloween Costume

By Valkyrie Ice, posted on October 15, 2012

Well, Halloween is right around the corner, and today I just can’t bring myself to be serious. So, in my daily combing through technology developments, I came across a few small, almost frivolous pieces of technology that actually go quite a ways towards developing that “morphologically free” future I spend so much time discussing. The […]

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Your Friday MONDO: Nuggets — Pull Quotes from High Frontiers Issue #2 (MONDO 2000 History Project Entry #34)

By R.U. Sirius, posted on October 12, 2012

  More nuggets from High Frontiers for your weekend pleasure    The hydrogen bomb (was) the flash of the first synapse of an etheric brain which is extended temporally as well as spatially   Robin Hoor Khuit   Everyone was looking at Ram Dass like he must be the Magus riding out of the north.  Peter Stafford   […]

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Mutant Glory: The MONDO Moment (MONDO 2000 History Project Entry #33)

By R.U. Sirius, posted on October 9, 2012

While I mostly employ a playful, self-deprecating voice throughout the upcoming epic combined memoir and as-told-to history of MONDO 2000, I’ve been advised that — somewhere toward the beginning of the book — I should let people know just how brightly the MONDO star shined .  Here then is a segment from the chapter, “Mutant Glory: […]

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