moloch

Jun
09
Scapegoats, Royalty, and a Summary of the Series So Far

Scapegoats, Royalty, and a Summary of the Series So Far

We apparently need a scapegoat on whom to blame 'the bad stuff', whether or not there is one single entity at fault for what ails us. Does the devil have goat's feet by coincidence?
8 min read
Mar
01
Make the Darkness Conscious

Make the Darkness Conscious

We glimpsed the world that could be, a world that most of us have borne at least brief witness to. Where wordless harmony calls the tune and our eyes are fixed on the same light beyond the horizon, a light that comes from a place deeper than our differences.
4 min read
Nov
10
Chained To The Earth

Chained To The Earth

This is Part Four of the investigation into Moloch, the Solid State Intelligence, Ahriman, and other dark forces which are either a kind of shorthand for coordination failures, or, from another viewpoint are in a very real sense evil entities.
5 min read
Oct
29
All You Need Is Power

All You Need Is Power

In this third part of my series on Moloch and co-ordination failures I would like to dive into what I see as the fundamental issue relating to what appears to be the problem of evil in this world. No pressure, then. ;)
6 min read
Oct
22
Making Sense of Dark Forces

Making Sense of Dark Forces

Part two of 'The Solid State Entity, or the real reason why we can't have nice things.'
4 min read
Oct
11
The Solid State Entity, or the real reason why we can't have nice things.

The Solid State Entity, or the real reason why we can't have nice things.

There are two separate but intertwined ideas which I hope to explore in this series: that the unforeseen consequences of our individual(ist) decision making are creating a nightmare world, and that this encroaching darkness has some kind of identity or will of its own.
4 min read