Evading the State and Self-Determination: One Weird Trick for Avoiding Cancer, Heart Disease, and Alzheimer’s – Against Utopia Monthly #2

What do upland anarchists, mitochondria, cancer, and carbon dioxide have in common? Let’s take a closer look at how evading the state can ** Issue 2 ———————————————————— ** Evading the State is Good For You: Upland Natives, Valley Civilizations, Mitochondria, and Carbon Dioxide ———————————————————— Welcome to the second edition of the Against Utopia monthly newsletter, […]

Against Utopia Weekly #1 – Eugenics Underpins Digital Health Technology

** Issue 1 ———————————————————— Eugenics: The Hidden Driver of Healthcare and Digital Health Technology Welcome to the first edition of the Against Utopia weekly newsletter, where I’ll expound on incomplete thoughts I’ve had, play with them a bit, and hopefully engage you with some new ideas and perceptions on our current situation. ———————————————————— Before we […]

Against Utopia Issue #5: The Epistemology of Depression Part 5 – The Case of Depression under the Statistical Gaze

Hello, and welcome to Against Utopia, a newsletter investigating authoritarian utopianism in science, technology, politics, culture, and medicine, and anti-authoritarian alternatives. This is Issue Five, published October 17th, 2018. This newsletter now has a Patreon. If you are enjoying it and want to support my work, please do. I will never charge for this newsletter, […]

The Epistemology of Depression Part 4 – The Statistical Gaze: Clinical Trials as the Growth Engine for Prescriptions

Hello, and welcome to Against Utopia, a newsletter that lifts the veil of authoritarian utopianism in science, technology, politics, culture, and medicine, and explores anti-authoritarian alternatives. This is Issue Four, published July 18th, 2018. In issue 3, I established an  understanding of how doctors see. Cognizant of how medical perception develops both historically and culturally, […]

Against Utopia Issue #3: The Epistemology of Depression Part 3 – How We “See” Depression

Hello, and welcome to Against Utopia, a newsletter that lifts the veil of authoritarian utopianism in science, technology, politics, culture, and medicine, and explores anti-authoritarian alternatives. This is Issue Three, published May 30th, 2018. At the end of the last issue, I said we’d talk about “The Medical Epistemology of Drug Development for Antidepressants”, which […]

Against Utopia Issue #2: The Epistemology of Depression Part 2 – Grasshoppers, Squirrels, and Bears, oh my!

Hello, and welcome to Against Utopia, a newsletter that lifts the veil of authoritarian utopianism in science, technology, politics, culture, and medicine, and explores anti-authoritarian alternatives. This is Issue Two, published March 31st, 2018. At the end of the last issue, we finished up by examining the complexity of serotonin physiology, it’s simplification by modern […]

Against Utopia Issue #1: The Epistemology of Depression Part 1

Hello, and welcome to Against Utopia, a newsletter that lifts the veil of authoritarian utopianism in science, technology, politics, culture, and medicine, and explores anti-authoritarian alternatives. This is Issue One, published March 10th, 2018. Depression has been in the news lately, specifically in the mainstream scientific backlash against Johann Hari’s book, Lost Connections. In Lost […]