On the Violence of Social Media 

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 

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Within the House of Mirrors (and Facebook)

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)

Facebook: the Religion of the Future

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 Blog that Will Change Your Life!!!

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!!!