This might seem a confusing array of conceptual baggage
August 9, 2019 9:45 AM Subscribe
“The dread this creates is the opposite of what a conspiratorial worldview supposes: it doesn’t postulate a cabal that orchestrates evil, but points to a series of essentially unrelated cultural circumstances that converge with one another to exponentially increase the damage done by their individual effects. If conspiracies are comforting because they’re a narrative where bad actors have agency, and can perhaps be overcome if they are exposed, now it feels more like people with good intentions are hopeless to change the effects already in motion. You might be familiar with this feeling from the cliffhanger at the end of issue 11 of Watchmen.” The League Of Extraordinary Gentlemen: The Tempest On Alan Moore’s last comic book, the current state of things, the perils of imagination, conclusions, and the cosmic horror of Disney.
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