It did surprise me how much I did not know about the Spanish Civil War. It’s as if all trace of it is scrubbed from historical summaries of the leadup to WWII
Author: John-Pierre Maeli
We have fooled ourselves into perceiving our technology as neutral, detached from our own biased and irrational ways.
This is the biggest benefit of “Amusing Ourselves to Death:” its introduction into the world of deconstructing cultural mythology. What we take for granted, and oftentimes fail to see.
The point is that I use literally anything else to delicately suppress the sentiments and sensations of life.
Overlooked points on the issue of platforming
To ignore the political nature of our lifestyles is to create apolitical myths that hide us in a faux-innocence, subverting necessary chance, and protecting destructive power structures.
To dive deeper into the implications of Mark Greif’s “Against Everything,” Roland Barthes’ “Mythologies” is required.