Necropolitics

Crowned Death – On good living and dying in times of Corona

18 Apr , 2020  

Abstract

In this paper, I want to question the role of death in our culture and how its disavowed status plays into the current handling of the Corona crisis. The subject of this paper does not question the current – and unprecedented – restrictions per se, but wants to investigate ...

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Necropolitics

The Suicidal Civilization: Technopessimism and the Coming Collapse

8 Jun , 2017  

…suicide is the decisive political act of our times.
― Franco “Bifo” Berardi, Precarious Rhapsody
It is not worth the bother of killing yourself, since you always kill yourself too late.
― Emile Cioran, The Trouble with being Born

Base materialism begins in the tomb, a world of death that ...

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EconoFiction, Gosse, Necropolitics

Eurozone Vampires: The Gray Club of Death

14 Jul , 2015  

Looking at the picture of IMF head Christine Lagarde and German finance minister Wolfgang Schaeuble one gets the feeling of old partners in crime, a perfectly legal crime syndicate approved by the Eurozone and given the elite status of a total liquidation squad. In Max Brooks novel World War Z: ...

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