Chthulcene

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Definition

khthôn+kainos

  • Kainos means now.
  • Chthonic literally means "subterranean". It is about monsters in the best sense;

Apart from Anthropocene and Capitalocene Donna insists that there should be a term to describe ongoing chthonic processes where human are also engaged.

“I think our job is to make the Anthropocene as short/thin as possible and to cultivate with each other in every way imaginable epochs to come that can replenish refuge. Right now, the earth is full of refugees, human and not, without refuge.”

Cthulhu

Important that Chthu not named after Lovecraft’s misogynist racial-nightmare monster Cthulhu, but rather after the diverse earth-wide tentacular powers and forces.