seduction

The Seduction of the Real

“The world is an illusion.” —Valentinus “…images precede the Real.” —Jean Baudrillard “What I call Integral Reality is the perpetrating on the world of an unlimited operational project whereby everything becomes real, everything becomes visible and transparent, everything is ‘liberated’…”.1 Child …

The Seduction of the Real

The Hedonistic Imperative: The Seduction of Hypercapitalism

he unlikely parable that Xenophon relates  between Socrates and their mutual friend Aristippus of Cyrene serves as a lead in to the subject of this post. Socrates had observed his friend Aristippus for some time and felt that the young …

The Hedonistic Imperative: The Seduction of Hypercapitalism

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