“The only obstacle to utopia is the persistence of … competitive motivational patterns. … Nothing stands in our way except our invidious dreams of personal glory. Our horror of group coercion reflects our reluctance to relinquish these dreams, although they have brought us nothing but misery, discontent, hatred, and chaos. If we can overcome this horror, however, and mute this...
On Abandoned Ski Resorts in Japan. →
I spent Halloween on top of a mountain in Oita Prefecture at a 3-star resort hotel in an otherwise abandoned resort complex surrounded by rice paddies, a ski slope overrun by weeds, two empty minimalls, a locked-up bowling alley and a stripped-down pachinko parlor. A hypermodern Japanese ghost town.
Witching Season →
Here’s an 13-track mix of weird lo-fi chillwave.electronic.folk for the coven’s annual Autumnal Lazer Ritual.
Observations on not having social anxiety
I am a writer, so I am much more interesting when I am given 240 seconds to respond to anything you say. Exceptions: When I am filled with coffee, sugar, or alcohol. I’m not shy. I just don’t want to say stupid shit. Some conversations make that harder than others.