Individuals #5

One of the central characteristics that the liberals / neoliberals share is their war on nature.

Neoliberals believe that nature needs to be subjugated to the needs of global capitalism. Nature is the enemy that needs to be defeated and squeezed for every penny you can get from it.

Their opponents are appalled by this approach to nature. Yet they also see nature as the greatest enemy of human autonomy. That there are biological realities of human existence that stand outside of individual definition and control is an idea that they cannot tolerate. Nature has to be subjugated to the consumerist idea of choice.

Think about the inane fashion of biohacking that is so popular with the Silicon Valley idiots. I mean, we can ridicule all we want, but this is just an extreme manifestation of this phenomenon.


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