Tag Archives: Spectacle

Phantom Performances – The Rise of the Spectacle

By Kingsley L. Dennis Source: Waking Times ˈspɛktək(ə)l/ noun a visually striking performance or display an event or scene regarded in terms of its visual impact “Now the death of God combined with the perfection of the image has brought … Continue reading

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Are We Living Haunted Lives?

By Kingsley L. Dennis Source: Waking Times ‘Fear has many eyes And can see things underground’ ~Cervantes, Don Quixote The world as we know it has gone from being flat to round; from being the center of the universe to the … Continue reading

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Manufacturing Panic: Social Engineering, Domination and Control

By S.C. Hickman Source: Techno Occulture In the 21st century, the social engineering of dread and longing have evolved into a bio-political arena of terror and a psycho-political culture of internalized domination. The globally deployed technology of the spectacle transforms … Continue reading

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The Eye of the Beholder: There is Never Anything New

A review of John Steppling’s new book, Aesthetic Resistance and Dis-Interest By Paul Haeder Source: Dissident Voice it is through mimesis, (identification with the mirror image) that one gains a sense of unity, self-containment and mastery over the body. If … Continue reading

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Breaking the chains: precarity in the Age of Anxiety

By Joseph Todd Source: RoarMag.org In our Age of Anxiety, society assaults us from every possible angle with an avalanche of uncertainty. How do we fight back under conditions of precarity? ­An Age of Anxiety is upon us, one where … Continue reading

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The Crisis of the Now: Distracted and Diverted from the Ever-Encroaching Police State

By John W. Whitehead Source: The Rutherford Institute “When a population becomes distracted by trivia, when cultural life is redefined as a perpetual round of entertainments, when serious public conversation becomes a form of baby talk, when, in short, a … Continue reading

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