A provocative talk about the fallacies of wokeness and phallic virtues: sex, the power and the violence in the network society
Global growth sets new records, poverty and illiteracy rates fall, technological innovation creates amazing opportunities. Still we are deeply discontent, there is something fundamentally wrong with contemporary society. Democracies are paralysed and produce authoritarian bullies as leaders, a growing underclass sedates itself with fast carbs and moronic entertainment. Society is infantilised and political discourse implodes.
Alexander Bard ist creating s a deep and brutal analysis of humanity s rapidly increasing sense of loss and confusion in the network society. Departing from Sigmund Freud, the father of psychoanalysis, and his prophetic masterpiece Civilisation and its Discontents, philosopher and futurologist Alexander Bard digs deep into the human condition in the internet age. Exposing every aspect of the complex relationship between Man and technology, Bard & Söderqvist clarify our current and future existential dilemmas.
Welcome to the attentionalist chaos, where order gains such a massive value that people are willing to pay any price to obtain it.
So what is happening?