Am being semi tongue in cheek, for the record. But as always, I do wish it were possible for things to be nice.
Fwiw I'm less convinced of this now than a few months ago. Much like pining for the past, impending doom seems to have been a mainstay of the collective conscious forever, with peaks and troughs of intensity.I don't share your conviction that we are headed inexorably into darkness.
the premise behind your sadly-neglected morphosis thread.I keep picturing smart phones as some sort of gateway which opens out on the other side into an increasingly elaborate hall of mirrors. It's like the knot at the centre of a bow tie, everything narrows to that point then opens out again on the other side of it, only it's becoming increasingly fragmented and distorted and sprawling on that other side.