Saturday, June 3
notes on the shape & scale of the problem
- There is almost nothing which consumer capitalism cannot assimilate and
- The unassimilable usually still makes for good advertising. No form is
immune to being stripped of its content. Every image and ideal is a Che Guevara
t-shirt waiting to happen.
- Those populations who can afford to be entertained are essentially drugged.
The internet, so often viewed as a potential antidote, is vastly more
effective at reinforcing mindless compulsion than the decades-old technology
- Advertising is pervasive. Noise has triumphed. Spam owns all the
:: read the margins