Guy McPherson, r/SorceryOfTheSpectacle, Ben Zweibelson

Forgot to mention: started recording a few seconds after the show started! Sorry about that…

On this week’s show, I play you some unfiltered Dr. McPherson smackdown on how industrial civilization and stopping it both lead to extinction. Then let’s get magical and think about r/SorceryOfTheSpectacle, which took Marxist aesthetics and got weird with it. Lastly, no direct Baudrillard this time but guess what: Major Ben Zweibelson, who is “Program Director for Design and Innovation at the Joint Special Operations University” (AKA real shit), writes many papers talking about Baudrillard’s relevance to strategic consideration at the highest levels. Here’s one.  Here’s to learning how to die, symbolically and (if it comes to it) biologically.

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