• Special Agent’s Manual Special Agent’s Manual   Download PDF   We have multiple manuals for devices and systems, but almost none for our body/mind. This manual is especially designed to resolve this issue. It offers a set of concrete methodologies, exercises and practices that can help activate the special agency from within, functioning as a cognitive stimulant. Based […] Dmitry Paranyushkin 0 Comments May 16, 2017
  • Cognitive Stimulants Cognitive stimulants are the things that alter perception and stimulate imagination and sensitivity. Their main importance is in bringing different points of view and expanding the phase space of possibilities available at every moment of time, acting as a deterrent against stagnation, boosting innovation and evolutionary development. Any form of expression can manifest itself as […] Dmitry Paranyushkin 0 Comments April 25, 2017
  • Introduction to Polysingularity Practice The transcript below is the summary of the introductory section on Embodied Network Dynamics offered by Nodus Labs / Special Agency as an online course or a 2-hour long workshop session.   Polysingularity is a practice of soma~cognitive / body~mind reconfiguration. The main intention of the practice is to explore altered states of consciousness by […] Dmitry Paranyushkin 0 Comments April 14, 2016
  • I Pitch Myself To You To pitch is to squeeze the meaning into the simplest form it can have without destroying the essence. Dmitry Paranyushkin 0 Comments April 10, 2016
  • Ignore Terror Terror works when it instills fear (from Latin terrere ‘frighten’), and when something works there will be more and more of it.   Therefore, the reaction to terror is its fuel and its medium of proliferation.   The chance of getting killed in a terrorist attack in Europe today is 70 times lower than dying […] Dmitry Paranyushkin 0 Comments March 23, 2016
  • Their War A state of war is a state of exception, which pushes one to take a position: to fight back, to pray, to protect, to hide, to escape, to start acting and change the world, to be afraid and stay immobile, to give blood, to learn first-aid, to learn self-defence, to pretend like nothing is going […] Dmitry Paranyushkin 0 Comments November 14, 2015
  • Special Agents and Special Agency     Everybody is special and everyone is an agent.     Every human being is special   even if just because they are unlike anyone else –   hence, the “special”.     Every human being acts in the world –   hence, the “agency”.     So even if you don’t yet know it,   you are […] Dmitry Paranyushkin 0 Comments February 5, 2015
  • The Universal Connection From the eyes of the purple coat orange grocery store bag woman comes a very thin channel that reaches all the way out to distant shuddering waterfallmist expanses. She’s looking far off into this place. It’s nothing special. The eyes of every living being look there. The firm knowledge of that fact creates a firmness […] Dmitry Paranyushkin 0 Comments December 17, 2013
  • Everyone is A~Kin or the Extended Self One thing leads to the next     and then we’re all connected. You’ve just been thinking of me. I felt it and I am writing this to you. I am you and you are me.   // a conversation started with one person // continues with somebody else. The self extends into space, enters the flesh […] Dmitry Paranyushkin 0 Comments July 13, 2013