On Modularism / Science and Capitalism in Louis-Ferdinand de Céline’s “Death on the Installment Plan”

001.1—Twentieth Century Modularism I have gotten about two thirds of the way through Louis-Ferdinand Céline’s Death on the Installment Plan, a novel I first became aware of via an oblique reference made in Beck’s 2006 song The Horrible Fanfare/Landslide/Exoskeleton. First published in 1952, and then translated into English by Ralph Manheim in 1966, Death on…

On Modularism / Science and Capitalism in Louis-Ferdinand de Céline’s “Death on the Installment Plan”

img[1], Diagram of OSCAR from The Modular Body (2016), an “online science fiction story” by Floris Kaayk  001—The Modularism of Blogging Blogging is characterized by MODULARITY. (It is the medium of modular modernity, or modularism.) Blogging takes individualized snapshots of life that can be linked to one another, reordered or otherwise reorganized, individually deleted or…

PS. (Theory)

usually mouse process: Mouse—> interpretation—> narrative (further perpetuating the mice)   Mouse process, as of yesterday: real Mouse—> un consensual dream—-> real Mouse …….yikes yikes yikes ps: last night I had my first mouse dream ever, mice usually only gain importance when i write about them and make symbolic associations but last night they actually…

22 Theses on the Interspecies Interface, Written on November 2016

1. The interspecies interface reaches not across languages, but across language itself, as it is humanly understood. 2. There is a difference between agency and consent. A nonhuman species has agency in its relations to humans and other species, but it cannot consent to these relations, in the sense that consent involves verbal affirmation. 3….

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