The Uruk Series

On modernity, nihilism, and power. Overview here.

1. Introduction, and Baudelaire

2. Man as a Rationalist Animal – Seeing Like a State

3. The Meridian of Her Greatness – The Great Transformation

4. Scraps 2: Metis, Mirrors, and Martin Guerre – relevant pieces of things

5. The Use and Abuse of Witchdoctors for Life – Magic and political organization

6. Without belief in a god, but never without belief in a devil. – The True Believer

7. Scraps 3: Hoffer and Performance Art – The True Believer

8. A Taylorism For All Seasons – The Culture of Narcissism

9. Reinventing the Wheel of Fortune – The Culture of Narcissism

10. That’s Amore – The Culture of Narcissism

11. The Uruk Machine – Recap

12. The Thresher – Finale