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The boring individual

Posted by: Samuel Day Fassbinder ( Citizens for Mustard Greens, USA ) on July 26, 1999 at 17:51:18:

In Reply to: Diminishing returns of posting to McSpotlight C&A posted by Samuel Day Fassbinder on July 23, 1999 at 23:31:55:

: : See the book _The Sovereign Individual_ by Davidson and Rees-Moog
: : for a discussion of this.

SDF: I looked at this in the library, not worth checking out though. Looks like a selective reporting of trends for the sake of a pseudo-futurology that was marketed to the big egos and tiny brains of anarcho-capitalists who look forward to a living employing cheap labor for profit, or imagining themselves doing so. GenXers who read WIRED magazine perhaps. Alvin Toffler with a cynical edge. The themes have all been done to death in Peter Sloterdijk's CRITIQUE OF CYNICAL REASON. Just another nasty book making the world safer for unfriendly people.

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