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Author: fabi borges
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Hi Bricos!!!! We have just translated these text into Portuguese,
still trying to find spaces to publish it in English, if you have any
idea please tell me know. For now it goes on the blog of
technnoshamanism. thank you kisses.


*By Fabiane M. Borges*


The first part of this text began by presenting some science fiction films
whose theme is the hijacking of human subjectivity, or the intrusion of a
system of control within human dreams. Shortly thereafter our society is
presented as mediated by the Technocene, which is one of the strong
branches of the Anthropocene, and how it promotes the hijacking of the
future. It confirms the idea that the excessive extraction of natural
resources from within the Earth is concurrent with the extraction of the
“spirit” from inside our bodies, and this is leading us to climate
disasters and to ontological misery.

Afterwards, this text presents a pedagogical equation, in which it defines
the onto-political bases that supportthe text’s propositions, affirming
that they are part of the grammar of liberation of the future and of
dreams. They are: technoshamanism + ancestor-futurism + network of the
unconscious. This is placed before the techno-ideological bases of the
society of control, responsible for the hijacking of the future and dreams,
that are: technoscience + corporate capitalism + artificial intelligence of
God. It’s clear that these equations are in conflict and dispute the
network of the unconscious and the future of the Earth. It is suggested
that the great ideology of freedom and individuality, promised after the
Second World War by the industrial corporations of the allied countries,
was a big trap, that culminated in a terrible system of control.

Then the text emphasizes the importance of fiction and its capacity to
create worlds, taking it out of the constraints of the symbolical and
imaginary universe and introducing it to actual concretization. Fiction is
then presented as one of the most powerful instruments for the production
of reality, just like hyperstition, which is the capacity to create
fictions in groups, and materializing them in reality. Here the text
returns to the films, claiming that these fictions present the terrorism of
the machine, the cornering that the society of control is imposing on the
whole world, at the same time as they present innumerable forms of
resistance or escape. Based on this idea of fiction as something
determining, the text introduces ancestor-futurism and networks of the
unconscious, presenting them as metaphysical projects of forced
amplification of our ontological bases and restructuring the idea of
communicability between the many unconscious, presenting it as a radical
operator of ancestralities and futures between humans and the others (who
are not humans, but other entities). Here questions related to spectrality
enter, parallel universes of signs that pass through language and invisible
fields that are inaccessible with this level of petty consciousness, as
Davi Kopenawa demonstrates when he says that white people only dream about
themselves and their goods and because of this they don’t see anything and
think that everything they don’t see is a lie.

The final part of the text shows dreams as one of the most powerful portals
for the rescue of lost ontologies of the past, as well as the production of
freer futures. Departing from various references, the text suggests a
methodology of treatment/training of dreams, starting from a relation
between art and clinical practice. At that point some work methodologies
appear, coming from such practices as the noisecratic programme, derived
dreams, dream communities, etc. Each of these leads us to a higher degree
of understanding about dreams as an onto-political public space, which must
be urgently rescued for there to be a possibility for subjective resistance
to the terrorism of the machine, and for the liberation of the future to be
strengthened through the anti-hijack scheme of dreams, because the freer
the dreams, the more capable they are of generating worlds.