Like Branding Cows

Dec 05 2013 Published by under Anti-Capitalism,individualism,Media Propaganda,Pop Art

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

One of the most significant political shifts in the late 20th century was the steady decline of collectivist ideas in favour of the almost complete rule of self above others.

Politics was dominated by the Freudian concept of individuals as cyphers who responded to conditioning based on self-interest, greed and the need to feel superior.

This explained the rise of consumerism fuelled and directed by corporations determined to commodify, package and sell anything that enhanced narcissism.

No responses yet

In Praise of Self-Disapproval

Feb 26 2013 Published by under Abstraction,Experimental Writing,individualism

The wounded self develops a scab. I want to pick it to pieces.

He sent her a get-fit card. You make my gorge rise.

You may mack me. I’m incurably cold-hearted.

The self improves by sometimes calling out.

You’ll never be ready with all this dressing up.

No responses yet

Next »

Switch to our mobile site