Resources for Mars
No one knows when to stand on the table to declare “this is canon” vs when to allow it to happen naturally.
Technologist have a fear, in my opinion, of standing on the merit of their ideas. In a landscape that prides itself on the virtues of iterating into success, it is a flaw of the culture.
But we don’t have much time here on this Earth, and this talk needs to be known. It is what breaks us out of the fog. Made by a scene drinking coffee while 99% of the population has been enjoying a decade long bender.
All immigration projects are ones of creative expansion. Religious. Economic. Philosophical. Sexual.
Mars is no different. Even more, it is the most ethical. As it doesn’t, from our current perception, include the displacement of natives.
Before I cleared my Twitter for the 50th time, I tweeted one of the best thing I’ll ever say: the mirror was the final product. Mars offers us the biggest mirror we’ve had since the internet. It is truly total. From Mars we can see all of us and everything. How our cultures move in and around each other. What is broken, and what will come with us whether we like it or not.
Mars is the largest creative opportunity of our time. This either speaks to you or it doesn’t. But when you recognize that being the creative director at Louis Vuitton isn’t the top job, the entire world of possibility should open in your eye.
Nuclear Energy needs a creative director. Deep sea exploration needs a creative director. Honestly, Ethereum needs a creative director.
Mars is the only image that casts us far enough off from our current point, to look at it with new clarity and push it where it needs to go. In doing so we create the secondary effects of actually making progress with our big problems like climate change.
People talk about the sense of rot that a lot of our institutions and cultures face, and there seems to be an inclination towards the rearview mirror. The turning back in order to fix what they see. It is that perpetual turning back that is causing the very issue you are trying solve.
The return of ambition is the way out. This design challenge ahead of us that is Mars, can chart a multitude of competing images of the future. And it is in that richness we will spring a new garden of cultures.
This exercise of promoting the talk is not one of trying to be convincing — it is about raw distribution of the meme for those that are already tuned into the frequency but haven’t heard the news yet. Below are more tools for them.
ROLE: CREATIVE DIRECTOR || COMPANY: USA (original essay)
I don’t do edits really, so excuse typos and things that don’t make sense.
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