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“Power operates most effectively not by persuading the conscious mind, but by delimiting in advance what is possible to experience.” – CCRU
“Kapital really is a planet-wide artificial intelligence, feeding matrix-style, on the energy of human slaves.” – K-Punk
“The opposite of real isn’t phony or illusional – it’s optional.” – Thomas DeZengotita, Mediated, p. ?
“We are lucky that the organic realm reached the foot of evolutionary ladder before the inorganic.” – J.G. Ballard, The Atrocity Exhibition, p. 22
“Why believe in work when it doesn’t believe in you?” – Pat Kane, The Play Ethic, p. 79
“What if the ‘idea’ of progress were not an idea at all but rather the symptom of something else?” – Frededric Jameson, Archaeologies of the Future, p.281