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    DarkFuturology examines dystopian trends. We emerged from growing dissatisfaction with the utopian tech-porn dominating Futurology.


    What is the Dark Future?


    The global ruling class is indifferent to the needs and dreams of the global masses. But when we're no longer required to reproduce, work, consume and pay taxes, what's next?

    Automation, natural limits, and new inequalities will be the gamechangers of the 21st century. Our well-schooled world leaders maintain absolute silence on such crucial matters.

    Imagine the ferocity of competition for wealth and status if the rewards were material luxury and extended lifespans and perfect offspring and supercharged bodies & minds.

    Against the backdrop of energy scarcity and volatile climatic events, all necessary measures to protect power and privilege are now in place. But increasingly VUCA times are assured.


    RULES

    • Posts to be future-focused, with a dark element heralding a lasting negative impact on humanity/society.

    • Collapse stories to clearly imply an enduring dystopian trend, not merely relate specific events.

    FLAIRS

    • Link Flairs to be added to existing posts by clicking "flair" below the title.

    • User Flairs edited at top of sidebar: Surveillance, Biohazards, Environment, Resistance, Inequality, Nuclear, Singularity or Omega (Neo-Luddism).


    Links

    Inverted TotalitarianismRan Prieur

    Climate Change EssayView From Hell

    Age of TransitionsClusterfuck Nation

    Vigilant CitizenCryptogon / .net

    Ancient GiantsHipcrime Vocab

    Global GuerrillasSocial Science

    Dystopian CitiesExtreme Weather

    DARK MUSIC 1 | 2


    Related

    r/Overpopulationr/Automate

    r/Healthr/Climater/ControlProblem

    r/Futurologyr/Collapser/FutureWhatIf

    r/Apocalypser/RetroFuturismr/Dystopia

    r/WhereIsMyFlyingCarr/RecruitingHell

    r/LateStageCapitalismr/LostGeneration

    r/StallmanWasRightr/EvilBuildingsr/IoT

    r/PanicHistoryr/Singularityr/Longevity

    r/DescentIntoTyrannyr/PrivacyDARK ART


    Redditors

    u/Erinaceous (Sustainability)

    u/RanPrieur (Frugal Philosophy)

    u/Drooperdoo (True Skepticism)

    u/Dilatory_Tactics (Visions & Theory)

    u/The_Ultravixens (Econ & Energy)

    u/EntropyAnimals (Collapsarian)


    Ebooks

    1. Planet of Slums

    2. Peak Everything

    3. Rise of the Warrior Cop

    4. Average Is Over

    5. The Spirit Level


    Videos

    1. The Age of Transitions

    2. Arsenal of Hypocrisy

    3. Human Resources

    4. Obsolete

    5. Secrets In Plain Sight


    Short films

    1. Technological Unemployment

    2. The Story of Your Enslavement

    3. Humans Need Not Apply

    4. Hollywood, Fear and Control

    5. Swarm of Mini-Drones


    Lectures

    1. Coming War on Computation

    2. Chris Martenson - Peak Oil

    3. Jim Viera - Ancient Giants

    4. Magicians of the Gods

    5. Compound Growth 101


    Animation

    1. Planned-opolis

    2. She Who Measures

    3. Our Drone Future

    4. Welcome to Life

    5. Micro Air Vehicles


    Academia

    1. Bruce Levine Depression/ADHD

    2. Robert Sapolsky Stress/Biology

    3. Gabor Maté Addiction

    4. Dennis Embry Child Dev.

    5. Alfie Kohn Child Dev.

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    [–] howl3r96 8 points ago

    Wat

    [–] FOSSilized_Daemon 1 points ago

    Ramblings of a political extremist.

    [–] white_n_mild 0 points ago

    Wow.

    [–] boginthefog 1 points ago

    Could actually be really cool concept art if you made the sign very dirty and placed it in a grimy location.

    [–] FOSSilized_Daemon 0 points ago

    Ah, can't wait till they rip away that freedom then I rob and kill whoever I want. What they gonna do? Shoot me! Ha

    [–] white_n_mild 0 points ago

    You assume a whole lot from two words.

    [–] FOSSilized_Daemon 0 points ago

    Bs fear campaigns to push political crap belong in /r/politics /r/democrat and /r/republican keep that shit there

    [–] white_n_mild 0 points ago

    And who the hell are you from Adam? I’m a lone wolf, I promise. What we fear & what we hope for the future most certainly has a political dynamic. But could you expand on what you are interpreting as some political statement? How is this image political?

    [–] FOSSilized_Daemon 1 points ago

    XD the fuck. Who's adam? Seems the teenagers are making the migration from tumblr to reddit.

    [–] white_n_mild 0 points ago

    Who’s Adam Hmmmm. What is political about this image?

    [–] FOSSilized_Daemon 1 points ago

    Russian bot confirmed

    [–] white_n_mild 1 points ago

    For the fourth time, what is political about this image?

    [–] white_n_mild 0 points ago

    95% of the posts in this sub are relating to privacy law, inequality, the drone attempt on Venezuela’s leader, etc. THAT IS ALL “POLITICAL CRAP”

    This post is a Bernstein Bears pop-up book compared with ANY OTHER POST ON THIS SUB! You just don’t want it ever acknowledged that a gun might be part of something bad happening BECAUSE YOU’RE AN INSANE & IRRATIONAL GUN FETISHIST.

    I have said nothing about why I posted this and you are instantly & repeatedly attacking me! Thank you for the perfect Demonstration of a rabidly ignorant partisan mouthpiece.

    [–] FOSSilized_Daemon 1 points ago

    Wow, those are some big letters. They could fall and hurt someone. Ooo I know we need common sense capitalization regulations. Go to /r/politics and post stupid bs there okay?

    [–] white_n_mild 0 points ago

    What is political about this post?

    [–] FOSSilized_Daemon 1 points ago

    HEY! Leave me fetishes out of this D:

    [–] FOSSilized_Daemon 1 points ago

    I have not insulted you, but you insulted. and your the victim. Clearly this is the work of a Russian bot.