Where are we?


This is a philosophy text that we speak in our voices as it appears.


We are thinking out loud now, as we walk in the dark.


As a precaution, when one sets out on a journey to a place in Baniwa territory that teems with poisonous plants, liquid poison must be applied in one’s eyes.  Philosophy-in-the-wild means: to take weapons that have been used against us and turn them into a shield.

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Walking in Philosophical Simulations, Epistemological Field Tests as Philosophy-in-the-wild Immanent Walk in the Dark on Lamma: Non-standard Philo-Field-Recording Part I.


There are poisonous snakes on the island.


What if instead of light we begin with venom?


Is it interesting that venom kills you or that it spreads?


It is interesting in that it is in you already.


You don’t have to look to the outside, because this venom has already happened.


Philosophers are children who are afraid of the dark.


Philosophers are children who are afraid of the Amazon.


Philosophers are children who are afraid of the Island.




Venom replaces the environment and the victim.


‘The wild’ is a spatial optics, the territory is in the ‘worst place’, it is not about the victim.


The sounds of the island replace the cave shadows.


This is our Plato's Cave.




Prometheanism is salamander politics par excellence, the phoenix with the salamander; beyond the enlightenment ideals of total mastery, knowledge becomes poison.


Poison is transferred to the apple. It is an apple of knowledge that now seems to also contain the power of a poison, a poison apple that makes them fall. But how does this transfer happen? There is a set of transfers: snake, apple, woman, poison, darknessssssssss.


We are thinking about the relation: snake-apple-woman now.


The ‘now’ (nun) for Aristotle is an instant without extension separating past and future, and so neither does this exist, for it does not refer to a period of time that is ever actually present.