perpetual daydreams.

this is what we get, and we forget. we put it there

or at least we allowed it to happen. we never questioned the result.

we never questioned the questions that got us there.

or maybe we did, and we left the gaslight on.

who knows anymore? the only truth is in fiction.  

and there lies the rub. because truth follows fiction, and fiction exposes truth.

and so, what are we left with, but our own projection?…

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and the guru has left the asylum.

when will we cut through our own bullshit and find truth? when will the lies be worked to be undone? It is okay to give in. it’s not a crime, usually.

just because we embody it doesn’t mean it will work. it might not, and that’s okay. It is not about undermining faith with false guilt.  

we all fuck up. 

we always do, in our heads more so than in reality. that’s true.

it doesn’t matter as much as we make-believe.

it still hurts, eats away, it’s got nothing…

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king in your living room.

   king in your own living room.        

I am lucky enough to have lived to the ripe old age of 21 before the internet became a thing, along with mobile phones. 

I remember a time before now.

I am not saying it was better, but it certainly didn’t feel worse.

I must be careful I don’t get lost in nostalgia only to rose tint the memory. 

The benefits of this world, what we have at our fingertips, Gods could only dream of in the…

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It is hard not to

It is hard not to become numb after a while. Especially when you see no other way, and even the end seems so pointless. Stepping off. 

And for what? Haunting our waking dreams. And depression leads to boredom, and if we are not careful apathy, and in there lies the rub of it all.

It's where inertia lives.  It is their playing field, and all they need is for you to step on. And you’re in if you fit the profile. If you don’t, runner-up it is.

So, you’re screaming at walls,…

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We are many

We have lived many lives. Even in this one, we have lived plenty. We are not the people today that we will be tomorrow, and we sure aren’t the same people as we were yesterday. And we probably wouldn’t want to be.

I don’t know about you, but I don’t even recognise the people I used to be, yet I have been them in my nine lives I have had this time around. I wouldn’t want to be them, I don’t even like most of them, and I am not sure I understand them.

And none of…

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Just live with it

I have to live with the voices.

I suppose we all do, but mine grind me down, in good times I am left out cold.

I live with things better unsaid.

I suppose we all do.

But it grinds me down when I should be present.

It takes me out of the conversation because…

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The Pictish people of Celtic Britain were known for their magical and spiritual practices. They believed in the power of the natural world and used it to enhance their lives and the lives of those around them. Today, amidst the chaos and stress of modern society, we can still learn from their practices and incorporate them into our daily lives.

One of the key beliefs of the Pictish people was in the power of the elements. They believed that each element - earth, air, fire, and water -…

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The State of UK Politics Today - by SudoWrite

I asked two Ai writing tool aids to write articles based on the State of UK Politics Today, in a dystopian cyberpunk style. this is from SudoWrite, which is a creative writing tool, for works of fiction, nonfiction, and more. 

The previous Article by ChatGPT is here The State of UK Politics Today - by ChatGPT

This is more of a fictional story, and for that…

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Can we change the world with words alone?

What are we doing when we write? When we write nonfiction is anyone listening? When we write fiction is the aim to make a point or entertain? Can we do both? How do we push the boundaries of writing into new realms? With our immersion into the digital, can we think differently to be creators of new worlds, new realities?

I have enjoyed writing fiction since my late teens. I am 44 now.

Over that time, I…

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Hi, welcome to my site. My name is Sam and I am a writer, indie publisher, and marketer.  

I write cyberpunk / dystopian fiction, non-fiction, abstract prose, and more. I also occasionally podcast as well as follow other creative pursuits such as NFT art. 

my work is a comment on this dystopian world we seem to be building and sleepwalking into. 

I am currently experimenting with Ai artwork and Ai content creation, along with my own creative writing, as a tool for activism through art. 

Experiments in Ai - all Ai generated writing and art

musings - written by me, artwork directed by me, and created using WonderAi

Ultra-High: Book One And the devil died screaming - a graphic cyberpunk dystopian fantasy - written by me, artwork directed by me, and created by WonderAi

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It is something that is preorganised or a bandwagon that is jumped on. It stokes fear in the public and for that reason it has value. Value to governments, big business, and those that like to seed doubts in the very foundations of society. Therefore, it has utility.

If by jumping on the back of that wagon and indeed seeking to make routes to take over the reins, I really hope this metaphor is panning out, those that aim to utilise that social panic for their own use gain…

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Sleepwalking into dystopia looks at the role of big tech verse government legislation that both try to gaslight us into believing they are fighting for us when the reality is quite the opposite

Why do people not see it? Why do they conflate it with conspiracy theory or some kind of radical extremist for even thinking about what is going on in the world? Most people would rather bury their heads in the sand than face…

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Lots of people ask themselves what can they do to help the people of Ukraine and stand up to Russia.
Well one thing you can do, aside from donating and going to places to help organise and distribute needed supplies, is cause digital disruption.
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Conspiracy and War on Sensemaking

1min Read: Opinion: Conspiracy and War on Sensemaking

You would be amiss to have not noticed there is a war on our ability to make sense of the world going on right now. The information wars are raging in the western world. The war on reality, the war on facts and the idea of fake news and “alternative facts” has become prevalent.

Trump is the most obvious and outspoken spokesperson for this, but he is not working alone, and it is not only the far right that that is adding to…

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