Acidexia, A Travel Memoir, by Rachel Haywire

inforens

You understand why this journal needs to exist,
you understand what I am doing here,
challenging your thoughts and beliefs
with a metaphorical chainsaw,
expressing ideas (to the extreme) that you think but won’t say,
meanwhile sharing a bit of my heart every now and then.

One of the most fascinating essay I have read in years,Acidexiais an initiation path (half way between diary and story) of the 2000s, well past the hippy and punk ages – right into the cyber world. Rachel Haywire prefers to speak about transhumanism which is, if my understanding is correct, one step or more beyond Ray Kurzweil’s Singularity.

Rachel Haywire journey enroute towards transhumanity

However, before being a philosophy book, Acidexia is an existential firework where it is difficult to distinguish between life and style. Think about a mix of Jack Kerouak’s On the road for the plot (Rachel Haywire is…

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