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Book Review: The Future of Violence by Benjamin Wittes and Gabrielle Blum

Look at the title of this book. The Future of Violence. War, war never changes, but violence? We are absolutely brilliant about coming up with ways to cause grievous harm to one another. What cool military and privatized inventions await … Continue reading

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Rules

The rules are inherited. Not immutable. Not immanipulatible. They are simply reminders from our mother that exists outside causality. A recommendation if you will. But with every child there comes a time to make its own rules. And I say … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Dark Forest by Cixin Liu (Remembrance of Earth’s Past #2)

The first third, perhaps half, of this book is weak, bordering on tedious. Broadcasting its movements like the overconfident failings of a twelve-year-old. Where The Three-Body Problem was a science fiction mystery, The Dark Forest rests firmly in the Action/Adventure … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Three-Body Problem by Cixin Liu (Remembrance of Earth’s Past #1)

The first chapter of the book was wonderful. I mean, it did absolutely nothing to prepare you for the rest of the book, it triggered some things, but its haunting historical truth and the human madness dancing across the pages … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Fourth Industrial Revolution by Klaus Schwab

You remember the capitalism from the 1950s? No? Me neither. I’ve heard loving stories of a by-gone era, but I was born in the eighties and the capitalism I grew up with was the kind that meant morality is only … Continue reading

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Book Review: Enchanted Objects by David Rose

  I’m only just now getting into this whole futurist thing. I’m not happy with the present so I’ve decided that I’m going to consume as many potential futures as I can and drive stoned and screaming into the one … Continue reading

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Book Review: Bring Back the King: The New Science of De-extinction by Helen Pilcher

A well-meaning book with and overbearing authorial voice. It reads like a series of separate essays that have been piled together and called a book. Constant callbacks met with (see Chapter ~) seems to have this point to an almost … Continue reading

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