It was just another Saturday on Ken Kesey’s farm, but it felt like Shangri-La. The Cuckoo strode around his own eight acres, miles away, in a striped referee’s shirt, signing autographs and posing reticently for the cameras–an icon who, in the words of Hunter Thompson, “has found out a way to live out there where the real winds blow.
To build a society of safety and trust rather than security and
fear, we are going to have to act from the former rather than the
latter. I therefore offer a few modest proposals for how to respond to
the Boston bombing.
Scott Draves is the brains behind the crowdsourced
iterative screensaver known as the Electric Sheep, a continually
evolving abstract animation with over 450,000 participants. Individual Sheep animations are voted on by
participants; the more popular sheep live longer and reproduce
according to a genetic algorithm with mutation and cross-over.
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It is exceedingly strange that we have empowered faceless
bureaucratic authorities to send armed agents to break into our homes, throw us
into prison and deprive us of our income and reputation simply because we wish
to explore our own consciousness. Yet without sovereignty over our own consciousness,
we cannot in any meaningful sense be sovereign over anything else either.
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