"Disbelief in futurity loosens in a great measure the ties of morality, and may be for that reason pernicious to the peace of civil society." — David Hume
"Our future is being stolen by people with limited imagination, instead living in deadly delusions that may literally take down the entire planet." Very succinctly stated!
Something that comes to my mind with the word 'necropolitics' is the image of zombies. A politics of death that allows zombie actions, such as the majority of Republicans walking lock-step behind the former leader when his lies benefit them.
This was a phenomenal essay. The experiment that we're all a part of right now is how a multi-ethnic / multi-racial democratic system can exist and make broad policy as multiple power centers emerge.