It falls to me to pass on some very sad and unexpected news. Mac Tonnies, a long-term web-friend of mine and former columnist on the paranormal here at Futurismic, was found dead (apparently of natural causes) in his apartment yesterday. [image borrowed from UFOMystic]
I’m at a bit of a loss to know what to say, really. A part of me wants to laugh, because I know the sort of fun Mac would have had ragging on conspiracy-theory types who’d try to suggest some nefarious governmental cover-up was involved. But the larger part of me is simply gutted; Mac was a thoroughly decent and sensitive guy, and an unflinching contrarian thinker, even when considered among the already contrarian fields of transhumanism and the extranormal. He’d just finished the manuscript for a new book, which he’d been working on for a long time.
So, rest easy, Mac – you’ll be missed.
4 thoughts on “Mac Tonnies, Rest In Peace”
I’m really sorry to hear that. I never met Mac in person but we talked a lot online. He will be sadly missed.
So unexpected, i didn`t know him personally, but i read his blog post-human blues, great mind lost. My Condolences.
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