but not, apparently, against the corporatisation of the interweb: https://www.facebook.com/McSkoolNZ
The first alcohol monopoly ever started in the mid 1800s in Sweden. It worked so well that the model was spread all over the country. In 1955, the local companies were merged to form a single, national Systembolaget company, a concept which still works.
… the same kind of ‘responsibility’ or ‘ethical’ understanding standing under the Responsible Lending Code introduced by law in New Zealand this year … (see here)
Joanna said ‘You mean, all this is how things are supposed to be?’
Alix said ‘I mean, can’t it be a game?’
Johnny said ‘Indeed. Isn’t apocalypse better as a game?’
Peter said ‘I like games.’
Phoebe said ‘Not higgledy piggledy.’
– Nicholas Mosley, Metamorphosis, pp. 122-3
“I don’t know when it began to be suspected by people who watched the news on television in order to find out what was happening in the world outside, that most of what was being shown was not in the context of true versus false, or right versus wrong, but more in the context of what would be entertaining, both for performers and viewers.”
– p. 121, available here
achievement, in Alva No├ź, isn’t it again a question of achieving the continuities from which the natural, narrative, memorial, experiential continua of phenomenological consensus are performed?
and so a break in these continuities, a distraction, shock, or the discontinuities in consciousness, material, pharmacological, artistic, involuntary, are these not signs of a production of presence? a genesis of experience?
“if the mind doesn’t stir inside, the world doesn’t
“the eye is an answer
to the light problem”
is a way of achieving the world’s presence.”
– AlvaNo├ź [here]
breaks in continuity,
my own continuity,
the continuity of phenomena,