Malloy Owen is a PhD student in political science at Stanford University.
There is the looming sense that critical theory is somehow near the center of the crisis of our time.
The mass migration of ordinary life into virtual space begins to look like a fantasy of perfect governance.
Virtual worlds have to be built by someone, and whoever builds them tells the story, writes the rules, composes the laws of physics, inscribes the boundaries of the possible, exerts an imperceptible influence on every thought, act, and outcome.
Is there really anything left to say about White Fragility?
The modern state is founded on a dream—the dream of perfect knowledge that secures perfect power.