General

god of money;

Those who confuse the power of money with the power of God and believe they’re doing God’s work, in the end they will pay dearly… Swami...

On-line connection, Off-line communication; A new dynamic

It is through artistic creation that obvious yet overshadowed truths come to light. In James Graham’s play Privacy, the author entertains the idea that in a post-Snowden world it is not privacy but retrospection and self-communication that should be the topic of...

Quo Vado:

The most popular movie at the turn of 2016 was Star Wars; The Force Awakens. As the title of the series implies, the topic of war is being projected in future outer space even though we’re still a long way from colonizing a planet. This shows how rivalry and war...

A missive is mightier than a mi$$ile;

Swami ZYs1… astroturf: Creating the impression of public support by paying people in the public to pretend to be supportive. The false support can take the form of letters to the editor, postings on message boards in response to criticism, and writing to...

From the state of law to the security state:

Giorgio Agamben on the state of emergency in France Posted on December 28, 2015 by Julius Gavroche A translation of a chronicle written by Giorgio Agamben on Le Monde (23/12/2015) … From a State of Law to a Security State One cannot truly understand what is at stake...

Vanishing Pause Time

The Internet is a Big Time Suck San Diego Reader, Blog Diego By, Bridgett Ross: When attending a training session on Mantram Repitition conducted by Jill Borman, I heard her mention the phrase “vanishing pause time.” Essentially, “vanishing pause time” refers to the...