Calling all Doomers of the World: Assume Collapse formation, Isolate and Take Over

Quarantine is great. It is fantastic. At least if you’re an extreme introvert like me, who finds infinite meaning in isolation. Who sits alone in his London studio flat, while the sombering silence of the empty street is interrupted every so often by the ambulance siren. Another urgent COVID-19 case, another reminder that we are … Continue reading Calling all Doomers of the World: Assume Collapse formation, Isolate and Take Over

This Fever had been brewing for a while

The Planet’s EoT and Health Information Systems are on to us.  Coronavirus may be causing a fever, but at the same time it is bringing down a fever that has lasted for 300 years. The industrial revolution brought this planet to an unhealthy, feverish state: ecological collapse, habitat destruction, resource exhaustion, overpopulation, exploitation and inequality. Reacting … Continue reading This Fever had been brewing for a while

This Virus is Earth’s Medicine

Immunity is Futile As coronavirus continues to starve our supply chains, corrode our transportation links and cut off our escape routes, Earth is beginning to look slightly less neurotic from space with each day: those brightly-lit highways connecting big cities appear ever so much fainter, fading just a little bit more with each passing orbit of … Continue reading This Virus is Earth’s Medicine

The Virus that dared to stand up to Capitalism

Earth is dragging the global economy to its very first rehab meeting. It means business, and not Business As Usual. This is what Coronavirus will be remembered for: grounding flights. Shutting down schools, theatres, offices and restaurants. Cancelling major events. Shutting down major tourist destinations. Potentially cancelling the Tokyo Olympics. And as the virus continues to … Continue reading The Virus that dared to stand up to Capitalism