False Four: Random Readings

Speculative Infrustructures - Interesting article out of Boom magazine on how the western United States, California specifically, helped shape and in turn was shaped by science fiction literature.

Neoliberalism and the Machinery of Disposability - Details how Consumer Capitalism is creeping into all aspects of our culture. And by doing so corrupting it. The disposability that drives consumerism begins to apply to people, places, and wildlife. All of which are sacrificed in order for profits to expand.

Leviticus Defiled - Focuses on the two “clobber” verses in Leviticus that are used by anti-gay Christians to justify their position. This fetish of two verses out of an entire book of the Old Testament (Torah) is a form of bibliolatry. Worse it completely misses the point of the verses…

Computers are Providing Solutions to Math Problems that we Can’t Check - I’m conflicted on this. On one hand it’s fascinating that we’ve constructed and programmed devices that can now solve problems that have so far eluded us. On the other hand I don’t want Skynet to be real…