Clash of Memes

Greeds converge to steal the prize In the quiet thaw of the post cold war there is a meritocracy slowly yielding to the open slather of enterprise; money is power. It meets a rogue splinter of unfettered neo-feudalism; knowledge is power. In Chapter 20 of “Contact Ascension”┬áthese two powers converge upon a prize that could […]

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Contact’s Rationale

Why did it end like it did? Open ended books and movies have a certain enigmatic appeal. A narrative that leaves you pondering, and trying to reconcile a koan into something sensible is “bran for the┬ábrain”. The open end leaves a hunger, a festering hole that demands satisfaction. The best of solutions have repercussions that […]

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