The Inevitability of The (Colonial) Matrix (of Power)

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Yesterday, I came across the following work in a charity shop. It’s authored by white male futurist Kevin Kelly, founding executive editor of Wired magazine, a former editor/publisher of the Whole Earth Review and, crucuailly, a born-again Christian.

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Kelly identifies the aforementioned 12 technogical forces as Becoming, Cognifying, Flowing, Screening, Accessing, Sharing, Filtering, Remixing, Interacting, Tracking, Questioning, and then Beginning. He also insists that “these forces are trajectories, not destinies. They offer no predictions of where we end up. They tell us simply that in the near future we are headed inevitably in these directions.”

Check out the following extracts from the final chapter entitled Beginning: Continue reading

BOOK: The Utopia of Rules = WSR

Peace Be Unto Those Who Follow Right Guidance.

The Utopia of Rules

From an Islamic Counter-racist / decolonial perspective, this work written by white male anarchist and professor of anthropology, David Graeber, appears to be of constructive value when read in conjunction with Wael Hallaq’s seminal The Impossible State: Islam, Politics, and Modernity’s Moral Predicament (2013).

Interested readers can download a copy (PDF format) from here.

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