This is the podcast journal of Nicolas Jackson a web-caster that loves to talk about game design, aviation, history, politics, travel and social justice
In this episode Nicolas does their best to come up with a coping and survival mechanism for the times ahead. They conclude that the best approach is to develop a tight knit group of people that one can support and get support from. They also talk about their vote, the problematic mechanics of representation and the potential of the sociocratic mechanic. Finally, they mention their new flight sim service offers.
In this episode Nicolas ponders technology. Why do we have it? What are the resultant societal implications? Nicolas also ponders taking a trip to Seattle to visit the ghost of their adulthood.
In this episode Nicolas contemplates their current station in life and wonders about their ability to adapt should society's paradigm ever shift. They also contemplate whether human society has evolved to such an extent as to be immune to natural law.
Accepting A Grim Reality
In this episode Nicolas continues to struggle with reality. In the process they come to the realization that they are an agnostic fatalist. A combination that’s less than desirable and somewhat illogical.
Embracing The Moment But Thinking About The Future
Nicolas’ participation in a reading group leads them to start thinking about ways to plant seeds of thought and action in light of the current reality.
Don't Underestimate Evil
In this episode processes their continued attempts to cope with reality and make the best of the situation.