“Dominoes of the collective begin to fall. The whole stinking structure collapses, a wing here and a wing there, and the robots open their eyes and turn off their cameras.”
Several years ago, after reading an article of mine, a producer approached me about writing a movie script. He wasn’t sure whether he wanted it to be a documentary or a feature. But he wanted it to be “heroic,” he said. And long. Five or six hours.
We had discussions. I sent him notes. The tentative title was, “Cartels of the Mind.”
He eventually wobbled, then disappeared.
Here are some of those preliminary notes. They’re not always sequential. And I’ve recently added one or two comments. Continue reading