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What: fiction

Real or Fictional Entity Test #
Yuval Noah Harari: The best test to know whether an entity is real or fictional is the test of suffering. A nation cannot suffer, it cannot feel pain, it cannot feel fear, it has no consciousness. Even if it loses a war, the soldier suffers, the civilians suffer, but the nation cannot suffer. Similarly, a corporation cannot suffer, the pound sterling, when it loses its value, it doesn’t suffer. All these things, they’re fictions. …continue

Drawing of Sputniko!, Butler Library, Columbia University, New York City, August 2016

Going to apply to Design Fiction @ MIT with Sputniko!!


Mike Johnston:

The whole point of fiction is that it allows us to get closer to truths that can’t be told any other way.