"At present, people see fogs, not because there are fogs, but because poets and painters have taught them the mysterious loveliness of such effects." - Vivian in The Decay of Lying Oscar Wilde is well known to history for his pithy witticisms, his story "The Portrait of Dorian Gray" and his tragic and/or scandalous… Continue reading Learn Memetic Engineering From Oscar Wilde
Sometime in the late twentieth century, about the time the Berlin Wall fell, it seemed like everything was in flux. With the Cold War at an end, the internet just emerging, and a political pendulum beginning its swing toward a more leftist/progressive world-view, the future appeared to be unwritten. The direction of our civilization was… Continue reading Was William S. Burroughs the Grandfather of Memetic Warfare?
Part Three in the three-part essay series "Esoteric Memetics" -- In designing an esoteric memetics campaign, the last thing you want to do is start from scratch. After all, in this art we are attempting to manipulate the primordial depths of human consciousness. If we are to have any success at all we must find… Continue reading Esoteric Memetics: You Get No Bonus Points For Scratch Cooking
Was Marcel Duchamp a wrecker of civilization, or a savior of the human spirit? Traditionalists sometimes point to Duchamp's work as an assault upon art itself, and therefore the reason for the degradation of art in our current times. These people, though, make the mistake of oversimplification. They limit art to the production of beauty,… Continue reading How Marcel Duchamp Used a Toilet to Expose the Symbolism Cartels
Part two of the three-part essay series "Esoteric Memetics" Read part one here. -- As we move forward into this new era with an intent to apply esoteric memetics as well as we can, there are questions that we must ask. Most specifically--what is it that we want to do? And how exactly do we… Continue reading Esoteric Memetics: Beginning a Campaign
This is the third section of the second part of our essay series Reality is Fake. You may find the beginning of the series here. The first section of this part, part 2, is here. The second section is here. We have broken part two of the series into four sections and will post them… Continue reading Reality is Fake, part 2, section 3: The First Word and the Latest News
Part One of a three-part series of essays from the deepest days of the Kek/Meme-Magic phenomenon. -- Kek has triumphed. It is a wonder to behold. The power of esoteric memetics is revealed to a select group, and many among them are struck with awe. Among that group too are those who realize the power… Continue reading Esoteric Memetics and the Will of Kek