• 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
  • Security There is a special thing     about security: It constantly positions itself On the border     between whatever it is     that is allowed     and that, which is not.     whatever it is     that is protected     and that, which is not.     whatever it is     that is concealed     and that, which is not. In this way     to be on the […] Dmitry Paranyushkin 0 Comments December 1, 2014
  • The Life and Death of an Engineered Organism A theoretical approach for designing a controllable synthetic circuit has been proposed and could be applied in similar situations. The principal idea is to incorporate an outer feedback loop     around the synthetic construct, such that the organism cannot be sustained without an external control signal: a given nutrient or a light source. This type of […] Dmitry Paranyushkin 0 Comments January 28, 2014