Schlagwort-Archiv: Zeitgeist

Täuschik.

We do not live in the age of logic,
we live in the age of deception.

a friend

Harmlittle.

[...] made Nell oddly nostalgic for the days when dangerousness was a function of mass and bulk. The passives of that era were so fun to watch, with their big, stupid cars and big, stupid guns and big, stupid people.

Neal Stephenson: The Diamond Age

Kontrollirrung.

Huxley showed that in the West, we need not control by coercion. We control by confusion.

Guy Davies: Brave New World Revisited, revisited

Aufmoduliert.

Es ist 2018 und Leute lesen noch Teletext.

Generation Praktikum.

It was considered a good thing that there might be a few years in a young man’s or woman’s life where money was not the primary motivation; where he or she could thus be free to pursue other forms of value: say, philosophy, poetry, athletics, sexual experimentation, altered states of consciousness, politics, or the history of Western art. Nowadays it is considered important they should work.

David Graeber: Bullshit Jobs

Kinderkanal.

“The people who are the most honest about themselves do not play the game of Instagram,” Amanuel says. “The game of Instagram is who can maximise their likes by being the most risque, outrageous or conformist as possible. I didn’t want to play that game.”

Sirin Kale (The Guardian): Logged off: meet the teens who refuse to use social media

Topical.

Given all the centralization, it's reassuring to know that forums about everything still exist.

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