Instagram: My life is a party.
Snapchat: My life is a quirky TV show.
Facebook: My life turned out great!
Twitter: We're all going to die.
Mastodon: Don't worry, while we are on a quirky, meandering path towards an inevitable apocalypse, we might as well enjoy the ride and show eachother some love in an unorthodox, yet irresistible manner, not in any way hindered by considerations of style, identity or consistency.
@bdenh So we're the tart guy from Adventure Time? I think I can go for that.
After we saw through the lie of the story of modernity, its utopian fantasies - its secret was consumption & exploitation - we moved on to the new story of postmodernity & found comfort that everything was a construct, every power must be questioned, every voice be heard. But that left us in a hall of mirrors, adrift in moral relativity, while the world continued to burn. And now we are cartographers trying to decipher the writing on the walls, to find out whether a new dark age is nigh.
@bdenh welcome. This is a condensed version of the thread that starts here: