A question addressed in various ways by a number of writers, including
Tony D. Sampson + Jussi Parikka
Benjamin H. Bratton
Peter Singer + Michael Plant
Franco “Bifo” Berardi + Andreas Petrossiants
It would be naïve to portray the present moment as revolutionary, or as portending a type of impending fundamental downfall. All the stressors that left us with feelings of helplessness, hopelessness, anxiety, and powerlessness before this crisis, are now compounded. Financial, emotional, existential, and now our very survival urges a transformation in the world as we knew it. The imposed reflection upon our immediate past as individuals and as societal bodies now, more than before, implores us to make space to contemplate for a truly sensible life ahead.