Tuesday, May 20, 2014

What I'm reading 5/20/2014 - Dreams of a Silicon Reich

The Baffler - Mouthbreathing Machiavellis Dream Of A Silicon Reich -

This plea for autocracy is the essence of Yarvin’s work. He has concluded that America’s problems come not from a deficit of democracy but from an excess of it—or, as Yarvin puts it, “chronic kinglessness.” Incredible as it sounds, absolute dictatorship may be the least objectionable tenet espoused by the Dark Enlightenment neoreactionaries.
The quest for a perfect libertarian techtopia.  The author is obviously not a fan. 

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