The Existential Horror of Life on a Burning Planet
#horror #climatechange #cosmichorror
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In this video I do my best to reclaim cosmic horror, address the rising wave of transphobia, and show how even in the face of overwhelming dread we can and must still find hope. I also attempt to illustrate the importance of organizing labor.
1:55 What is Art Horror?
6:57 Atlas VPN
8:04 Why Art Horror?
13:41 Art Horror and The Dehumanization of People
19:04 Art Horror as Propaganda
27:51 Act 2 A New Hope
28:33 Reclaiming Cosmic Horror
33:12 Jaws & climate anxiety
37:19 Don’t Look Up and the Urge to Kill Hope
50:26 The agency killing comfort of Lovecraft
52:18 The Progressive Potential of Horror
58:40 Hope is a necessity
1:01:54 Thanks for watching!
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