Validating the Spectacle

On the occasion of transcripts released: From Society of the Spectacle, Debord Everything that was directly lived has receded into a representation. The spectacle is not a collection of images; it is a social relation between people that is mediated by images. … The spectacle is the ruling order’s nonstop discourse about itself, its never-ending… Continue reading Validating the Spectacle

What I’m reading 1 Apr 2017 through 9 Apr 2017

Why are liberals now cheerleading a warmongering Trump? | Owen Jones | Opinion | The Guardian – Handing over the keys? > History shows that war presents the ideal opportunity for the authoritarian-minded to amass, consolidate and concentrate power. Dissent can be more easily portrayed as treachery; jingoism sweeps the nation, boosting the popularity of… Continue reading What I’m reading 1 Apr 2017 through 9 Apr 2017