Category Archives: Consumerism

Slow suicide and the abandonment of the world

By Edward Curtin Source: Intrepid Report “The condition of alienation, of being asleep, of being unconscious, of being out of one’s mind, is the condition of the normal man. Society highly values its normal man. It educates children to lose … Continue reading

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Invisible Architecture III: The Psychogeography of Hyperspace

By Rococo Modem Basilisk Source: Modern Mythology Ordinarily, when we discuss psychogeography, we operate at the scale of a city: we discuss how people are drawn through a walkable space, at a speed in which they can be affected by … Continue reading

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Monuments to the Ego

By David Mattson Source: CounterPunch Some rich bourgeoisie newcomers have perpetrated yet the latest in a series of atrocities upon the small valley where we live, entailing an assault on the sensibilities of virtually everyone and everything living there. Adding … Continue reading

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Conflict Theory and Biosphere Annihilation

By Robert J. Burrowes In a recent article titled ‘Challenges for Resolving Complex Conflicts’, I pointed out that existing conflict theory pays little attention to the extinction-causing conflict being ongoingly generated by human over-consumption in the finite planetary biosphere (and, … Continue reading

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Identity Theft and the Body’s Disappearance

By Robert Bohm Source: The Hampton Institute “What sphinx of cement and aluminum bashed open their skulls and ate up their brains and imagination?” – Allen Ginsberg from his poem “ Howl “ Identity theft, at least the most familiar … Continue reading

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No Need To Wait – Dystopia Is Almost Upon Us

Source: TruePublica Microsoft’s CEO has warned the technology industry against creating a dystopian future, the likes of which have been predicted by authors including George Orwell and Aldous Huxley. Satya Nadella kicked off the the company’s 2017 Build conference with … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: How to Get Ahead in Advertising

“How to Get Ahead in Advertising” (1989) is a British comedy written and directed by Bruce Robinson (Withnail and I) and starring Richard E. Grant and Rachel Ward.  Grant plays Denis Dimbleby Bagley, a cold but effective ad executive who … Continue reading

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The Global Elite is Insane Revisited

By Robert J. Burrowes In 2014 I wrote an article titled ‘The Global Elite is Insane’. I want to elaborate what I explained in the earlier article so that people have a clearer sense of what we are up against … Continue reading

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