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Guest post at Other Life
I recently wrote a guest post at Justin Murphy’s Other Life newsletter.
Justin is one of the most committed, brave and visionary guys I know. He has carved for himself a path as an independent intellectual in the windswept cybernetic wilderness, a feat I deeply respect.
The desire for discovery is not only a thirst for knowledge, but also for the aesthetic potential it holds. It is correctly recognized as a threat by all enemies of freedom and beauty. Some people simply lack the restlessness and curiosity to look for new islands to discover. When they see that fire in others, they want to extinguish it, lest it burn them or expose them with its light.
You can read the whole thing here.