I recently stumbled upon this guy’s works via his “TechGnosis” book and subsequently named blog “TechGnosis”. Fun to caroose, definitely not a snooze. That’s the last time I’ll try to be Dr. Suess.
Other sources that I believe possess a useful accumen on the ponderings of what “Gnosis” truly means are Truthscrambler(Upon the Face of the Waters” & Jason Bickfords’ “Valentinian Christianity” YouTube channel which used to be named “Polarization Nation Media”. I totally agree with Bickfords assessment on Gnostic Teachings and how they’ve been perverted to make them look like the evil Satanic teachings that at no point they ever actually resembled. Only when Jesuit asswipes get their hands on a narrative does it get skewed and defiled into a blob of bullshit that we are supposed to lend credibility to in perpetuity just because that’s the narrative they’ve put their time and effort into. Hence why Bickford had titled his channel “Gnostic Reclamation” at one point. To try to reclaim a more accurate insight into what “Gnosis” i
Myth, Magic, and Mysticism in the Age of Information
How does our fascination with technology intersect with the religious imagination? In TechGnosis—a cult classic now updated and reissued with a new afterword and a foreword by Eugene Thacker—Erik Davis argues that while the realms of the digital and the spiritual may seem worlds apart, esoteric and religious impulses have in fact always permeated (and sometimes inspired) technological communication. Davis uncovers startling connections between such seemingly disparate topics as electricity and alchemy; online roleplaying games and religious and occult practices; virtual reality and gnostic mythology; programming languages and Kabbalah.
The final chapters address the apocalyptic dreams that haunt technology, providing vital historical context as well as new ways to think about a future defined by the mutant intermingling of mind and machine, nightmare and fantasy.