Re: [-empyre-] Re: "hooded children of the revolution"
Cara wrote last week,
speaking of GPS underwear, I also always felt like the nomad-node thing was just a disorganized death march.--"just keep it moving...keep it movin'..inside, it's like imagining the best thing you can do is not get caught---outside, it's like watching a bad horror movie where your always looking at the back of some soon-to-be-dead-head walk into an empty parking lot in search of a lost kitten.
Speaking of LA as the topography of fear, could be that dead head is actually, no, really!, a member of the self styled Post Traumatic Institute for Social Satisfaction?
below is an excerpt from one of their little manifesto/adverts,
"THE BUSINESS OF LEARNING IN A FEAR-BASED ECONOMY
Given the ever-changing social and economic landscape, combined
with the influence and increasing sophistication of new technologies
and communications networks of late-Capitalist control, we now live
in a completely fear-based economy. Today, 5 minutes of expenditure
constitutes a lifetime in the field. The half-life for knowledge in Nuclear
Agriculture, for example, is 30 seconds. And itâ??s no different in Urban
Assault Planning. In the past, students pursuing a postgraduate
degree in Architectural Disruption were unlikely to take a single course
in Information Mastery or Hegemonic Subjugational Systems. But with
the emergence of Multinational Corporate Fusion and the information
super-highwaymen, these issues are now core to the PISS curriculum.
In a fear-based economy, individuals who remain at the bleeding edge
of Social Satisfaction choose to make learning a terminal process.
Unfortunately, i can confirm that courses not too unlike this can be found on the graduate level at Cal Poly. !
and the post traumatics continue:
"ICONOGRAPHY CLASSES PROPOSED
Interest remains high for post-survivalist iconography classes. PISS
has proposed to organize iconography classes over the next year.
Funding has not yet been made available but if enough interest is
shown in the project, PISS will go forward. Satisfaction experts fore-
cast that iconographic techniques will be an essential survival skill for
professionals in the 21st century satisfaction environment.
Those interested in pushing this program through should contact PISS
Satisfactionists affirm the double negative!
Satisfactionists affirm the double negative!"
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