La idea de una “guerra de ideas” es peligrosamente antiliberal

Por Sofía Vázquez y Aaron Marco Arias Pasaron 100 años ya de Verdún. Hoy, sobre los límites de la razón, en las fronteras del absurdo, ha sido construido otro campo de batalla, virtual, artificial. Allí transcurre un combate que aparenta no tener grandes consecuencias, ser moralmente despreciable y físicamente inocuo. Lo que lo dirime es … Continuar leyendo

The texture of experience: On the tech-related difficulties of writing fiction

This is one of the equally heartwarming and frustrating writing experiences in which the topic at hand is as imperative and dear to me, as it is difficult to fully discuss in a single, readable occasion. Mark Fisher’s essay collection The Ghosts of My Life is essential to understanding why our culture regurgitates itself constantly: Why our … Continuar leyendo

Sobre la televisión, la realidad, y el soundtrack de un futuro horrible

“The battle for the mind of North America will be fought in the video arena — the videodrome. The television screen is the retina of the mind’s eye. Therefore the television screen is part of the physical structure of the brain. Therefore whatever appears on the television screen emerges as raw experience for those who … Continuar leyendo