“Man the toolmaker” is an old trope defining what sets humans apart from other creatures. But what happens when what we’re changing is ourselves, as well as the world around us?

“Gender fluidity,” “transhumanism,” chimeric experimentation, radical “Great Resets” and compulsory “mRNA vaccines” can all be seen as facets of the same impulse: disregard for, or outright obliteration of the natural. According to this worldview, what exists is not ultimately fixed or immutably defined. Any aspect of “nature” is malleable to human will, imagination, and technology.

Understanding that mindset and modus operandi is key to unlocking the technocratic worldview and proscriptions for “progress.”

A recent article by Mathew Lu at the American Mind website explored some of the rationales of the worldview. He noted, “We now live a new ‘ethics of modernity’ that has habituated nearly all of us to modes of life and ways of being that are fundamentally alienated from human nature as traditionally understood.” 

Lu argues that changes in mathematics and science, from apprehending an inherent “nature” of reality via geometry, etc., underwent radical re-invention beginning in the enlightenment, and culminating with modern mathematics and science. The new science is all about constructing new solutions, models, and realities, as pointed out in works like David Lachterman’s Ethics Of Geometry.

As Lu notes about Lachterman’s work:

Modern mathematics “is essentially occupied with the solution of problems, not with the proof of theorems,” and so, for the moderns, “mathematics is most fertilely pursued as the ‘construction of problems or equations’—that is, as the transposition of mathematical intelligibility and certainty from the algebraic to the geometrical domain, or from the interior forum of the mind to the external forum of space and body.” In other words, where the old mathematics described what its practitioners saw as immutable and given in the world around them, in the new mathematics, it is the practitioners’ ideas that are primary. The culmination of the modern project seeks to conform the world to the mind instead of the mind to the world.

An Infinitely Malleable “Reality”?

Lu argues that a view of the world as infinitely malleable has had widespread implications in society and politics, morality, and popular culture. Technological innovations have made seemingly impossible things possible. 

“Predictive modeling” is used instead of accrued real-world data to roll out mass crisis health initiatives such as the worldwide COVID vaccinations. AI-powered algorithms decide what information we access and view. Whole populations are surveilled and assigned credit scores to modify and conform behaviors to the desires of political masters. 

Scientists are moving quickly from genetically modifying plants to modifying people. So-called chimeric experimentation, or mixing the human genome with that of other animals, a scenario evoked by H.G. Wells in The Island of Dr. Moreau, is already happening. 

In crucial respects, “natural” is longer considered “inevitable” or even standard

Lu explained some of the conceits and consequences of the intellectual un-bounding of the will from any recognition of limits.

It is precisely this kind of distancing between model and reality that enables us to even take seriously, much less believe, a “woke” claim like someone is actually a “woman in a man’s body.” As we become more and more accustomed to living in a world of models, we eventually see ourselves and our bodies as part of our own self-generated abstractions. This ethos also explains why “intellectuals” were originally more readily drawn into thinking this way than “normal” people. People who work with their hands are much more intimately familiar with the straightforward intransigence of material reality to the human will. Wood, steel, and stone will ultimately yield, but only after a great deal of effort and a deep understanding of their proper natures. Master craftsmen become so only because they accustom themselves to the intrinsic properties of their materials and tools.

Rooted In Delusion

The pretensions of the technocratic mindset to upend notions of the natural as it applies to the sexes is a current rage. In a piece titled, “The War On Sex”, Alexander Riley, a Professor of Sociology at Bucknell University, noted:

But humans and nature cannot so easily be pried apart. The evidence of the biological reality of the sex difference—not just in gonads and sex cells, but in personality characteristics and behavioral profiles, on average—is overwhelming, and science is daily producing more. Male and female brains are structurally different in ways that map on to the emerging neuroscientific knowledge on how brain structure affects behavior and capabilities. The feminist claim that these differences are wholly a product of socialization becomes more implausible the more we know. In societies where egalitarian gender ideology is arguably most widespread, such as in Northern Europe, there has been no disappearance of traditional sex differences in choices concerning careers. Men are still overrepresented in fields that focus on systems and objects, and women are still the overwhelming majority in fields dedicated to extensive human interaction and social services.

The article also countered claims that “intersex” individuals (i.e., people with some physiological traits of both males and females) were a statistically significant portion of the human population:

The true estimate of intersex individuals [Physician and Psychologist] Leonard Sax argued, is roughly 0.018%, about 100 times lower than Fausto-Sterling’s estimate. That is, more than 99.98% of humans are clearly either male or female in terms of biological sex.

Every New Is Old Again

In important respects, the idea of limitless transcendence, or living without bounds, is hardly new. It’s a notion as old as Adam. In the modern age, its conceits have shifted from religious and philosophic, to grounds more typically cloaked in science. Dizzying advances in technology have fueled a sense of inevitably to the technocratic worldview. But can nature really be defied?

Throughout much of history, elites didn’t seek so much to deny limits for themselves, as to align themselves with the gods, who were above the lot of average humans. From the Pharaoh to the “sun king” Louis XIV, to Emperor Hirohito in the 20th century, the authority of Kings to dictate, transgress, and live by a different standard was tied to their literal blood connection with deities.

Modernity famously abandoned God. But if anything, the modern technocratic mindset has only accelerated God-like aspirations for humans – or at least a privileged subset. Technocrats regularly envision enhancing themselves in virtually every respect to become, not more human, but less so.

Merging with machines is proposed to gain the mental prowess of supercomputers and the strength of robotics. Leveraging information and systems of technocratic control are seen as ways of assuming God-like powers over the average, unwashed (i.e., carbon-dirty, over-breeding, over-consuming, and now literally virus-contaminated) masses. Altering genetics is seen as a path for changing any physiological destiny.

Augmented omniscience, unprecedented societal power over others, and indefinite life extension are all considered not only within reach but perfectly desirable, by the technocratic elite. What those unbounded desires mean for the rest of us, however, is already progressively spelling, not Utopia, but a hell on earth.  

  1. Matt M 1 week ago

    It seems like the minds of mathematicians over the last couple centuries have been infected with post-modernist thinking patterns. (i.e. an emphasis on proving ones own models of reality vis a vis attempting to figure the mysteries nature as they present themselves)

    Hopefully nature will re-assert itself and the emerging technocratic system will collapse under the weight of its own complexity.

  2. harlow53 2 days ago

    Today I went to the Colorado Retina Center for my scheduled shots for macular degeneration and was told I would not be treated by the doctor because I didn’t have the mask over you nose. Evidently my payment of $4000 per eye shot is hinging on whether I wear my mask to meet the criteria of te clinic’s gestapo rules.

    The doctor made the decision not to treat me so I have no recourse but to go to another doctor or clinic for treatment!!

    Is the only answer to being a free human being in the United States predicated on taking an experimental gene therapy vaccine funded by world governments and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation? We are being conditioned to submit to an autocracy based on the Chinese Communist Party governing model!!1

    In response to the query, the entire first page of results lists Bill Gates, who isn’t even a doctor, based on a Politico article from 2017 detailing Gates’ ‘sway’ over the World Health Organisation.

    The article notes that Gates has donated $2.4 billion to the WHO since 2000, a figure that has increased in the five years since the piece was penned

    • lvblasiotti 16 hours ago

      The wearing of the mask is a compliance mechanism just as the wearing of the Jewish yellow star was a compliance mechanism. If you connect the two the future looks grim. The American Sheeple have complied just as the Jewish Sheeple complied. History shows where it got them, i.e., mass graves! Unfortunately, Americans are asleep at the wheel of Freedom. Ayn Rand stated: “You can ignore reality but you can’t ignore the consequences of ignoring reality.”
      We can comply our way to the modern version of gas chambers or we can rustle up some backbone and stand up to the tyrants and tell them: “Hell no I won’t comply.”
      I believe that time will show statistics that indicate those who readily complied increased their chances of being infected with COVID and will have suffered serious consequences being vaccinated by a so-called vaccine that is not a vaccine but a mechanism (therapy) that carries with it an evil agenda and serious long term health problems and possibly mass deaths (the modern version of the WWII gas chambers). Why do I say this? Because the elites/the cabal/the Illuminati/the New World Order managers are already on record stating the worlds population needs to be reduced drastically, like down to about 500,000 million. There is already proof of population reductions, e.g., abortions, purposely caused wars, encouragement of euthanasia, death from vaccinations, discouraging people from having children (emphasis on smaller families which equates to bigger profits for the elites), products, processed/junk foods, and chemicals that have caused men’s sex drive to abnormally low levels. I could be wrong and if I am I will humbly apologize. Americans have been brainwashed by that wonderful gadget that programs and brainwashes your brain and screws up your life: TV. WAKE UP AMERICA BEFORE YOU END UP LIKE THE JEWISH SHEEPLE OF WWII. Maybe it won’t be a mass grave but possibly something more modern like being vaporized into a small pile of ashes to be utilized for crop fertilization. So what is the answer? Go back to GOD! Pray, repent and return to Church/your place of worship ASAP before it is too late! Grow a backbone and resist the Tyrants. It may already be too late!

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