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The Ecstasy of Communication

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Lists with This Book. Click here for free trial login. Other books in the series. A succinct summation of Baudrillard’s thinking post s, when he transitioned from his more ‘optimistic’ views to the passive nihilism of paroxysm. We no longer partake of the drama of alienation, but are in the ecstacy of communication. Kinda mad, kinda brilliant, very fun. While the efficiency of machines has shorted our work week, and in some ways have made our lives more manageable, our hyperreality comes at the cost of desiring speed to all aspects of our lives, and our need to be constantly filled with a task at hand.


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The Dream of Acceptability Section Four: Future Cinema — This course examines the shift from traditional cinematic spectacle to works probing the frontiers of interactive, performative, and networked media. Mar 27, Mon rated it it was amazing Shelves: Or forget them both and read Harry Potter instead—just keep in mind Rowling’s books are for kids, anyone over 25 reading them without any of their own is about as dignified as a middle age If you want a lucid, sober assessment of how times have changed since the end of the Gutenberg Galaxy read Neil Postman’s Amusing Ourselves to Death.


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Contradict half of what you’ve written with the barest meandering of explanation? Or read both and let the two hemispheres of your brain fight it out. These terms refer to the virtual or unreal nature of contemporary ecdtasy in an age of mass communication and mass consumption.

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