“Was not their mistake once more bred of the life of slavery that they had been living?—a life which was always looking upon everything, except mankind, animate and inanimate—‘nature,’ as people used to call it—as one thing, and mankind as another, it was natural to people thinking in this way, that they should try to make ‘nature’ their slave, since they thought ‘nature’ was something outside them” — William Morris

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Where Are We? 3

Thank you chillout lounge at Land of Oz. I think it was there I had this flash that “nature,” technology and humans were not separate but intertwined, but not in a way that made everything a human construct.

I was going to name the intro to Ecology without Nature “Lines Written a Few Miles above Lines Written a Few Miles above Tintern Abbey,” which is a Wordsworth joke, and a reference to where this rave was, called Universe. Right in Wales.

Universe, in Wales. Land of Oz, in Heaven. The graffito outside the entrance was


Ever so sadly the shiny product police bricked all that over years ago...

The proto-Orb looping “Sueno Latino” plus Sasha DJ-ing at 4am as the sun rose, I think that's slightly what started it...

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