Tag Archives: Douglas Rushkoff

Fiction & the illusion of a self

In his recent article ‘ Do We Need Stories?’ author Tim Parks writes: We would like the self to exist perhaps, but does it really? What is it? The need to surround it with a lexical clutter of reinforcing terms—identity, … Continue reading

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Breaking Taboos – The Imperative by John C Woodcock PhD

In the introduction to his latest book, John C Woodcock writes: The advertising industry has succeeded in reducing all things in the ‘natural world’ to an abstract content that has no meaning. For example, what was once a living animal … Continue reading

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The Politics of Anonymity

What do Ellis Bell, Victoria Lucas and Jane Somers have in common? They’re pseudonyms (and, incidentally, women have used them). More specifically, they’re nom de plumes, assumed by their users for diverse reasons, which I’ll return to. But first, have … Continue reading

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