Sunday, June 16

So:

  1. A state apparatus which is literally attempting to surveil everyone on the planet.
  2. A state apparatus which literally claims the authority to kill pretty much anyone based on pattern recognition under surveillance.

This is actually where we're at. The devil's not in the details on this one. He's splashing the broad outlines with a cheap rattlecan across the surface of a history which has become difficult to distinguish from the paranoid fantasies of the 1990s.