“Pessimism, Futility and Extinction”: An Interview with Eugene Thacker – Thomas DEKEYSER

Theory, Culture & Society, 2020, Vol. 37(7–8) 367–381 Abstract: In this interview with Thomas Dekeyser, Eugene Thacker elaborates on the central themes of his work. Addressing themes including extinction, futility, human universalism, network euphoria, political indecision and scientific nihilism, the interview positions Thacker’s work within the contemporary theoretical conjuncture, specifically through its relation to genres… Continue lendo “Pessimism, Futility and Extinction”: An Interview with Eugene Thacker – Thomas DEKEYSER

“How Westworld reveals the hidden secrets of an ancient spiritual philosophy” – Aya AROHI

The Inner Wisdom Project, January 11, 2018 Westworld is the best television show I’ve ever seen — thanks to the powerful spiritual message hidden just beneath the surface (just as it is in our life). Premiering in October 2016, the television series Westworld had the most-watched season premiere ever for an original HBO series. “It averaged 11.7… Continue lendo “How Westworld reveals the hidden secrets of an ancient spiritual philosophy” – Aya AROHI

“Cosmic Pessimism” (Eugene Thacker)

Continent, 2.2 (2012), 66-75 We’re Doomed. Pessimism is the nightside of thought, a melodrama of the futility of the brain, a poetry written in the graveyard of philosophy. Pessimism is a lyrical failure of philosophical thinking, each attempt at clear and coherent thought, sullen and submerged in the hidden joy of its own futility. The… Continue lendo “Cosmic Pessimism” (Eugene Thacker)