Omnicide, 455–459


Omnicide Returned: Endtime Visions


While combining mania and fatality might eventually generate an omnicidal conclusion (the killing of everything), we must also understand omnicide as the manic envisioning of all possible methods, atmospheres, complications, and experiences of this end (killing by every means imaginable). The many ways of the dream, and the dream of many ways.

The omnicidal mind wonders after all the potential times at which worlds could end: Should things cease at dawn, midnight, or twilight, at sunrise or sunset, in its early hours or later ages or middle passage? Should its relation to speed include accelerationist or slower tempos (or even racing between instantaneity and stillness)? Should its relation to death be considered a true accentuation of the mortal lot (absolute limit), an expansion of finality’s core into a temporal beyond (aftermath, undead), or a supersession of deathliness altogether (eternality)?…