From Green Accelerationism to Appropriate Accelerationism (App/ACC)

Accelerationism has always had a tenuous relationship with ecology and green politics. Lets just quickly mention R/ACC’s (i.e. Nick Land’s) fetish for eugenics as the absolute guarantor of political relations and his embrace of social Darwinism, or the largely stillborn treatment of Srnicek and William in their Inventing the Future, where the ecological collapse is indeed regarded as “imminent,” but otherwise provides only a type of backstory for the real project of inventing the future. Ecology, one of the central fields and issues of the future existence of humanity, is largely disregarded and only mentioned as an appendix to economic theory, logistics, and supply chain optimization. 

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n i p p o f u t u r i s t – m a n i f e s t o / 日本未来主義 / 1868-2020 a. d.

Cityscape from scene in Ghost in the Shell (2017) – Source: Digital Arts Online – GITS (2017)

 

by C.D.Carr

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