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Blog are texts/excerpts/notes that I happen to write up on any particular day for whatever purpose it might be. These are not meant to be writings of a refined level. To see my more refined writing and essays, go to Writings.

Mao - On The Correct Handling of Contradictions

Responses to Quentin Meillassoux’s “After Finitude”

Three Descartes Meditations with Wine

Burial’s Untruth as an Existential CPR

Candide: We Must Cultivate Our Garden

The Crazy Man Fishing in the Bathtub

Why Mark Fisher and not Black Mirror

Trier’s ‘Melancholia’ and Tarkovsky: God and Consolation

Responses to Merleau-Ponty’s to ‘Phenomenology of Perception’

Art Objects as a Space for Sensus Communis

Re-Considering Value

Surplus-Value and Data Extractivism

The Nightmarish Fetish-Commodity-Futurism

Back to Herd Mentality of Illusion and Disillusion

Hegel’s Master-Slave Dialectic

Make Your Own Instagram

Will Elon Musk’s Humanism Last?

The Rapidly Expanding Cosmic Flatulence

Roof Thoughts on Freedom

The Cultural Deus ex Machina

The Future of Digital Education

Reflections on AI

Exploring the Hidden Functions of my Brain

Computational Archeology: Project Statement

The Demise of Contemplation and the Rise of Intellectual Labour

Commentary on The Human Condition - VI

Humanstic Posthumansim Through Natural Emergence

Commentary on The Human Condition - V

Hegel’s Inner and Outer Apprehension

Commentary on The Human Condition - IV

Yuval Noah Harari

Commentary on The Human Condition - III

Cyborg Futures: Week 5

Commentary on The Human Condition - II

Cyborg Futures: Week 4

Commentary on The Human Condition - I

Cyborg Futures: Week 3

Museum Visit I: Beuckelaer’s Fish Market as an Art Object

A Diary of a Russian Agent

Untitled

Sensing the Earth’s Electromagnetic World

Pathetic Human Politics

Untitled

Winter on the Dark Side of the Moon

Another Lazy Day

Lazy Belated Resolutions

Extensions of Bias: Notes

Sleep Data Abyss

Designing Collective Awareness with Nicotine

A Life of Consequence and Necessity

Social Research for Sustainable Agriculture

Bots, Trigonometry, Math, and Shaders

Sustainable Agriculture 1.0

Sustainability is a Placebo Concept

Becoming Less Domesticated

A Monument for a Surveillance Democracy: Notes

Aristotle’s Human Virtue

Poetic Sentences

Response to Nicomachean Ethics

Aristotle’s Entelecheia and Potentiality

Themes in Aristotle’s De Anima

The Wax Tablet in Aristotle’s De Anima

Response to Aristotle’s De Anima

Socrate’s Picture of the Soul

Response to The Republic VI & VII

Response to Plato’s Meno

Response to Plato’s Euthyphro

Response to Heraclitus