Friday, November 23, 2012

Black Friday - America's Favorite Holiday

IN TODAY'S SOCIETY, all aspects of technological development — and above all the means of so-called communication — serve to produce the greatest possible passive isolation of these individuals by a "direct and permanent contact" that operates in one direction only, that is, by incitements (to which one cannot respond) that are broadcast by all sorts of leaders. Some applications of this technology go so far as to offer paltry consolations for that which is fundamentally lacking or even at times testify to the pure condition of this lack.

The Technology of Isolation

Internationale Situationniste #9 (August 1964)

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