Tag: emptiness
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A Patriotic Postscript

(Thanks to commenter abcdavid01 for the catch!)

With the country largely focused on defending/attacking Nelson Mandela’s empty suit legacy, I wonder how many had the time to notice that Saturday the 7th was supposed to be a significant day of remembrance. Before there was 9/11 there was

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Postmodernity: Consumption As Aesthetics

art

Art
ˈärt, ərt noun: the conscious use of skill and creative imagination especially in the production of aesthetic objects.
From la wik:

The second and more recent sense of the word “art” is as an abbreviation for creative art or fine art, and emerged in the early 17th century.

Fine

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Autophagy

Drive through most any town in the United States, and you will notice a recurrent theme, our societal leitmotif: at least one street (usually several) blighted by, sacrificed to, consumptive postmodernism.

Large and gaudy signs, unimaginative architecture, mass-produced imagery, welfare disguised as diversionary hourly make-work (Now hiring 4th assistant manager!

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