#AporeticFuturist

#AporeticFuturist

The nihilistic-depressive malaise and excessive depersonalization is a stress response mechanism against the eradication of the dimension of libido in everyday life within the tendency of a futures manifestation fully deprived of the real, and extremely hostile towards biodiversity. Yes, we can justify any atrocity and pathological destructiveness as an unalterable condition, although the condition is the result of an imaginary construction, which by definition is all but not unalterable. Life is not a life anymore, but the co-optation and submission to consumerist society, passive, obedient, defined by the capacity to function within an illogic state of mind, without critically questioning the very same illogical state-of-mind. Thus, I decided to become and to be an aporetic Futurist, since any pre-occupation with immediate applicability is a sign of non-futuristic thinking. Also, the mentalist prejudices against futures conscientious consciousness, meaning, the discrimination of pluralistic, playful and thoughtful engagement with the futures, that favors futures viability through a change in form, opposing the status quo, regarding it as antediluvian and even counterproductive in terms of preserving and realizing biodiversity, especially a biodiversity in terms of individual signature strengths that represent futures openness, leads essentially to the colonization and closing of the pluralistic possibilities of the futures.

My generalized criticism points out that intellectuals and foremost futurists don’t recognize the disappearance of reality and the disappearance of utopia. Instead, particularly futurists engage and act accordingly, in order to serve the entertaining needs of the masses, as a demanded distraction from inconvenient truths, without taking responsibility and initiative to provide a radical, critical opposition. But the emerging radical ontological precariousness prevents the individual from standing up and claiming a voice, and instead forces one into submission.

“Anyone who wants to avoid ruin must take care not to weigh too little in the scales of this apparatus. Otherwise he will fall behind in life and finally go under. The fact that in every career, and especially in the liberal professions, specialist knowing as a rule goes hand in hand with a prescribed set of attitudes easily gives the misleading impression that expert knowledge is all that counts. In reality, it is a feature of the irrationally systemic nature of this society that it reproduces, passably, only the lives of its loyal members. The gradations in the standard of living correspond very precisely to the degree by which classes and individuals inwardly adhere to the system. […] But anyone who goes hungry and suffers from cold, especially if he once had good prospects, is a marked man. He is an outsider, and—with the occasional exception of the capital crime—to be an outsider is the gravest guilt. In film such a person is, at best, an eccentric, an object of maliciously indulgent humor; but mostly he is a villain and is identified as such on his very first appearance, long before the action requires it, to forestall even the momentary misapprehension that society turns against those of good will.” (Horkheimer & Adorno, 1944)

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