Immanentizing the Eschaton: A Photoessay

We found this curious document deep in the bowels of the BBC (No Relation)’s fileserver. It was collected about 15 years ago and forgotten. While we have no record of who the brave soul that took these photos is, nor any clue about his fate, a find such as this must be published for all, Erisian or otherwise, to see. We have assembled the tale and added it to our online archives. Enjoy!

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Who Am Us, Anyway?

 

The Barry Bittwister Cabal LogoSince the site’s rebirth, we have attracted a substantial and increasing number of readers. Most of you are new and weren’t around when the site closed a decade ago. So you have no idea about who we are or what we do.

Well, wonder no more. To quench your insatiable curiosity, we have provided a brief history of the Barry Bittwister Cabal and Singlenesia. Enjoy!

 

The Discordian Flag

(Follow ≈Pope≈ Norm IV on twitter: @EnlightenedChao You won’t be sorry.)

“Do you have a flag?” – Eddie Izzard

Flags are weird and they make people do weird things. There. I said it.

Case in point. A nice, otherwise completely rational woman named Bree Newsome climbed a pole recently. Crazy right?

She did this in broad daylight, for absolutely no money, and all because of an ink-stained strip of cloth. Insane, I know!

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It’s Oregon Legalization Day!

As of today, growing or possessing marijuana is no longer against Oregon state law. So, Oregonians, spark one up for freedom! Several of the BBC (No Relation) cabal members will be attending a public celebration in Portland. If you are there, you could have the misfortune of running into them. Fair warning.

Here’s a happy little music video for you. It’s a celebration of the unifying power of ganja from Grass: The Movie. If you haven’t seen the movie, you should. It’s a fine, funny, accurate and exhaustive documentary on the history of pot laws in the U.S.

Mary Wanna

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Mary Jane says: Plant your seeds.

Eris says: Dance Dance Dance

 

Technodeterministic Utopian Chaoticians

chicken eggAnne Galloway made me think:

[…] these attitudes still suggest that wireless technologies were considered inevitable in the sense that someone was going to create them and push them out into the world. Interestingly, no one I spoke with considered herself or himself to be that someone. Nonetheless, almost everyone described their work as something they felt compelled to do so that these technologies were rolled out in the best (according to them) ways possible.

I think there is something simultaneously technodeterministic and utopian about all this. Continue Reading →