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Suicide and Philosophy: A post-tribute to Mark Fisher (1968 - 2017)

Its been a long time when I’ve spammed here. This website is basically my everyday diary or should I say for my nonsensical rants which rooted from my bastardized life. 234 more words


Democracy as Spectacle

-Rajesh K Jha

“The spectacle is the nightmare of imprisoned modern society which ultimately expresses nothing more than its desire to sleep. The spectacle is the guardian of sleep.” 1,301 more words

Random Ramblings

THE SOCIETY OF THE SPECTACLE, by Guy Debord, 1973, 88 min. "The spectacle is not a collection of images, but a social relation among people, mediated by images."

La Société du Spectacle (Society of the Spectacle) is a black and white 1973 film by the Situationist Guy Debord based on his 1967 book of the same title. 527 more words


Guy Debord as a media archaeologist: excavating the past in La Société du Spectacle

Written by: Alessio Casella

In my previous post on Guy Debord’s La Société du Spectacle, I argued that the use of détournement could be regarded as a form of remediation. 427 more words


Sur le passage de quelques personnes à travers une assez courte unité de temps

On the Passage of a Few Persons Through a Rather Brief Moment In Time (english subtitles) from 1000littlehammers on Vimeo.

Guy Debord, 1959.

The spoken commentary includes a large portion of detourned phrases, drawn indiscriminately from classic thinkers, a science-fiction novel, and the worst pop sociologists. 271 more words

I never thought I would see the day when the New York Times prints an article using Guy Debord’s Society of the Spectacle as a critical tool. 560 more words

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Was Nietzsche a mindless consumer, or was he just pissed off at God?

On the question of life’s value we will see in Nietzsche’s writing every ‘no’ of Schopenhauer’s answered by an emphatic ‘yes’. Schopenhauer’s will, dread and defiling, something that makes life not worth living, becomes with Nietzsche the ‘will to power’, the basis of all striving and life. 891 more words