So I met a stranger with the same Dinosaur Atlas as I.

Thanks! Truthfully, I have five childhood trinkets, including an ancient Playstation 1 I didn’t know my parents still kept, always winding up in the garage of a new house when we would move. No games save for a scratched up Crash Team Racing. The others in my room are a ‘zilla 1998 action figure likeContinue reading “So I met a stranger with the same Dinosaur Atlas as I.”

‘Which media would you consider a life-changing experience?’

By Manuel Ignacio Mier Aguirre, Jr. 7/11/2020. Morelia, Michoacan de Ocampo. Mexico. Originally my response to a thread on r/askreddit: Cloud Atlas. The whole never-ending conflict between seeing others as objects to maximize for profit and seeking some humanity against that, and the whole Moriori’s concept of pacifism left me captivated. I have a mildContinue reading “‘Which media would you consider a life-changing experience?’”

Wandering through daydreams, skirting around conspiracy theories.

It’s how they pull you in by the ego. And because maybe, reading Thomas Pynchon is having some chaotic effect on my thought patterns. Many years later, should he face a firing squad, Manuel Ignacio Mier Aguirre will remember the distant nights when fate brought him into a stranger’s gaze of ice, quickly warmed andContinue reading “Wandering through daydreams, skirting around conspiracy theories.”

The Brain’s Identity

https://academic.oup.com/cb/article-abstract/26/1/95/5741762?redirectedFrom=fulltext https://www.independent.co.uk/news/science/human-head-transplant-spinal-cord-nhs-chrysalis-bruce-mathew-canavero-neurosurgeon-a9256841.html Is a person not the culmination of their memories resulting in a personality identified by outward characteristics? Is that not effectively the soul, and what a person is? I honestly don’t think anyone should be vying for brain transplants, the potential abuses, for Invasion of the Body Snatcher-esque shenanigans, is all-too-real. And horrifying.Continue reading “The Brain’s Identity”

A Shoe Stuck In The Mud, Shadowrun fanfic

A short Shadowrun fan-fic I’ve wrote in the span of a few days. Ultimately, I decided to conclude on a rather callous albeit humorous tone, of the many paths I could have taken this exercise, as the world today is bleak enough as it is. Since the nature of fan fiction is that one writesContinue reading “A Shoe Stuck In The Mud, Shadowrun fanfic”

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