History is the fuel from which we imagine future histories we are trying to make.
– Laine Nooney, ‘Factually podcast, Episode 220: How Computers Took Over Our Lives’ 2023
No one can win against kipple, except temporarily and maybe in one spot, like in my apartment I’ve sort of created a stasis between the pressure of kipple and nonkipple, for the time being. But eventually I’ll die or go away, and then the kipple will take over. It’s a universal principal operating throughout the universe; the entire universe is moving towards a final state of total, absolute kippleization.
– J. R. Isidore, ‘Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?’ by Philip K. Dick, 1968