Beyond Secular and Religious

Beyond Secular and Religious
The 21st century is likely to be the most eventful century in human history. This coming decade will set many of its long-term trends and determine whether we thrive as a planet or collapse into ruin. Either way, a new world is about to be born.

Introducing Cosiety

Introducing Cosiety
We spend days, months, even years looking for answers. People who find the answer are celebrated as geniuses, prophets and inventors. The world beats a path to their mousetrap. In contrast, we don’t spend much effort looking for questions.

Caste in Mind

In my previous essay, I introduced the concept of cosiety and suggested it’s a better framework for understanding the ‘pillars…

Caste Cosiety

Caste Cosiety
There’s just one continuum from the neural to the social. That’s just for starters: give it time and the continuum will go all the way from cells to continents. Cosiety zindabad!

The World of Caste

The World of Caste
Can we say something new about caste as a system? How has it changed as a result of being fully absorbed within the capitalist system?

New Ways of Knowing

New Ways of Knowing
Horizontal epistemology is the norm in the age of big data. It's not enough to perform one experiment but to have uniform standards for a family of experiments.

Tangle time

Tangle time
Why stick to linear arguments thick with text? Can we make sense of the world by skipping from word to song to figure? Why not connect the new when the old world is collapsing of its own contradictions?

When the Exception Becomes the Rule

When the Exception Becomes the Rule
What's truly exceptional about our predicament is how the state of exception has escaped the confines of the detention centre and occupied Main Street. For the first time in human history, the entire world is in a universal state of exception for exactly the same reason.