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Technological Utopianism – The Perfect Society?

Mankind’s faith in the ‘technological utopia’ of the present has blinded the eventuating truth that technology will be the predominant and domineering force in future society. 646 more words

Quote of the Week: John Gray, "Black Mass"

In America the Right has splintered between neo-conservative ideologues and paleo-conservative nativists. The common factor in these disparate currents is that conservatism has ceased to be a coherent political project. 81 more words


Ameritopia (Chapter One – the Tyranny of Utopia)

Tyranny, broadly defined, is the use of power to dehumanize the individual and delegitimize his nature. Political utopianism[1] is tyranny disguised as a desirable, workable, and even paradisiacal governing ideology. 5,795 more words

Generation Dead: YA Fiction and the Gothic

After much deliberation I’m excited to reveal that my ‘Generation Dead: YA Fiction and the Gothic’ course list is finally complete!! Choosing the final list has been tricky. 795 more words


Among the Atavists

If there is one especially lazy characterization among the many about Scotland’s independence referendum, it is the description of the Yes movement as motivated by ‘atavistic ethnic tribalism’ or the like. 1,125 more words