In the 1960’s, the French social critic Guy Debord inscribed his magnum opus The Society of the Spectacle, where he argued in Wittgenstein fashion that capitalism — as it was in the 1960’s — impressed upon the world a shift from a society that seeks to ‘have’ to a society that seeks to ‘appear to … Continue reading On the Violence of Social Media
1. For the tenth day in a row I woke up in a pool of my own sweat, semen and drool— and now I must, yet again, drag and slosh through my day in a daze. I slithered out of my bed into the pile of unfashionable fashion that has accumulated on my floor— their … Continue reading Within the House of Mirrors (and Facebook)
If Facebook was marketed as a church, would you have joined? Does Facebook give you a sense of community— does it help create a feeling of connection? Does it give you an outlet to express the trials and tribulations of your life and are these expressions met with positive and helpful reinforcements? Is there … Continue reading Facebook: the Religion of the Future
The Facebook Party: My partner and I have been reluctant to attending this party but our co-workers have ensured us that it will be fine and that it is totally kid friendly too. We decided to go to this party, for the first time, on a Monday night- in hopes it would be less overwhelming, … Continue reading The Facebook Blog that Will Change Your Life!!!