Civilisation and the Terrible Father

The Terrible Father is a mythological figure that represents any system of knowing that wilfully discards new information when it does not fit with its world view, and obliterates that knowledge from its gaze. He is a powerful reminder that chaos is not only found in the lack of order or ability to make sense of the world. It is also found in too much order, which leaves us unable to accept anything that doesn’t fit comfortably into our way of seeing things. Read more