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Genesis in Three Performances

A year ago, I was in the depth of a depression, suicidal thoughts would pass through me, a sadness over take me when looking at the state of the world and what the probable almost certain future would look like for my child. I felt powerless. I was in the process of mourning Modernity. A […]

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Making Sense of Crypto & Web3: Announcing our new initiative

Web3 is becoming a huge phenomenon, but represents a crisis of sensemaking with a welter of terminology and conflicting claims. Today, Life Itself Labs is launching a new collaborative initiative “Making Sense of Web3” to address this. It provides introductions to key concepts and ideas along with in-depth exploration of the claims for its social […]

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Cultural Activism Ontological Politics Requiem for a Passing Age

A Modern Caterpillar reflecting on its metamorphosis

Last year, I contributed to an online festival. What an incredible movement to be part of: to reimagine what the future holds and what it means to be a human being. But somehow as the days unfolded and the workshops took place I found myself more and more disturbed without quite knowing why. I was […]

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Cultural Activism Ontological Politics Our Philosophy Requiem for a Passing Age

The Cycle of Completion and Creation
Or, a funeral for the past is key to creating a new future

There is a movement in the air with an urgency to create new narratives for our civilization. At Life Itself, we believe this is a central dimension to a wiser, weller world. Recently, we have been working on this at Untitled with Demos Helsinki. In the process we have noticed something. As we tried to […]