By Ben Woodard
>Despite humanity s sluggish ascent from clustered swimming pools of it, slime is typically relegated to a trifling residue—the path of a verminous lifestyles shape, the hint of decomposition, or an interesting artificial material—thereby leaving its generative and mutative institutions with existence smartly faraway from the human sphere of proposal and lifestyles. Arguing that slime is a workable actual and metaphysical item essential to produce a realist bio-philosophy void of anthrocentricity, this article explores naturephilosophie, speculative realism, and modern technology; hyperbolic representations of slime present in the unusual texts of HP Lovecraft and Thomas Ligotti; in addition to survival horror motion pictures, games, and picture novels, on the way to current the dynamics of slime not just because the hint of lifestyles yet because the darkly vitalistic substance of existence.
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Slime Dynamics by Ben Woodard