A little over seventy years after Lovecraft’s death, there appears to be a modern political tendency that he might have felt at home with. It seems to me that these guys are being a little optimistic about the return to a human aristocracy, in the face of a future where untouchable ‘Computer says No!’ AI-augmented bots are effectively already the new aristocrats and poised to spread their rule to more and more parts of our lives.

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