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The Story of Stuff

So it’s not an unknown fact that I’m a huge advocate for looking after the planet. Since I started school, it was impressed on me that climate change is a thing. 459 more words


New Mindscapes in Consumption & Communication by Pascale Weil

New Mindscapes in Consumption & Communication by Pascale Weil soon to be presented for sale on the inspired BookLovers of Bath web site!

Published: Schiedam: Scriptum Management, 1996, Hardback in dust wrapper. 185 more words

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The rise and rise of the consumer society

The consumer society originated in the industrial revolution. Today, the presence of ordinary and conspicuous consumption is taken for granted. Like many other things today, the origins of this phenomenon lie in this peaceful revolution, which began in Great Britain. 417 more words


Response to A.C. Stark's post on the existential crisis of climate change

Right on the money, A.C.  (sort of a pun, perhaps?)  This ‘existential crisis’ which you describe is necessary to understand the politics of the day in New Zealand.  311 more words


Unphilosophe - Break down

L’œuvre qui casse la baraque

En une réflexion identique à celle de Tyler Durden, Michael Landy s’est rendu compte que les choses qu’il pensait posséder, le possédaient en fait lui.

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Les Accumulations - Un Système unificateur (2/3)

L’esthétique propre à l’accumulation reprend d’une certaine manière la critique de Diderot exposée dans sesEssais sur la peinture. Cette critique se fonde sur la double analyse du détail et du naturalisme.

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Communicating with agents in the field using urban environments and artefacts of consumer society

Further to my post yesterday on the subject of haptic and other kinds of supportive and CBT-based environments, I would like to explain today one of the means by which such support may be being provided – in my case (if it be the case), without a) explicit knowledge or b) known informed consent, though – at what I judge to be this late stage – with a fairly broad and accepting collaboration on my part; in other cases, perhaps both being givens, without either given becoming detrimental to the experiment and experience generated. 2,264 more words

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