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You eventually buy a cheaper car and leave it unlocked. They hang out, never asking, never telling, just offering intermittent wry observations.

Please create a new list with a new name; move some xulture to a new or existing list; or delete some items. One time my friend saw her on the street, and she hadn’t showered in four days. Nobody quite knows why. Which leads to contempla- tion of the nearest exit. To make matters worse, the volume is constantly being cranked up. It’s why we’re bored so much of the time and become compulsive shoppers. Search WorldCat Find items in libraries near you.

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The Cult You’re In 53 “Mrs. Then the bagel popped up, jarring me back to the sensory world.

It’s really the only one to which the term “mental pollution” has already been applied. Always, always you have been free to dream. The Millennial Moment of Truth p. Life in this stricken, alien world has not so much been silenced as reengineered. We sit there passively hour after hour, barely moving except to eat. He picks up a book, skims a sentence. Culure media — Influence. Once you experience even a few of these “moments of truth,” things can never be the same again.


Now I hear that kid singing the Oscar Meyer Wiener song.

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Culture jam : the uncooling of America

In Augustfindings of the first concentrated study of the social and psychological effects of the Internet, a two-year effort by Carnegie Mellon University, were released. Printed in the United States of America. The MUD aficionados Sherry Turkle investigates in her books tend to use the Net to create bigger and better nonauthentic selves.

Shock The average North American witnesses five acts of violence killings, gunshots, assaults, car chases, rapes per hour of prime time network TV watched.

A deeply felt sense of betrayal is brewing. He is your first hero, throwing a glow around the first brand in your life — Nike. And you still wear them and you still think they’re sharp.

Wherever you are, whatever you’re doing, I hope it serves as what the Situationists called a detournement — a perspective-jarring turnabout in your every- day life. I glanced around to make sure no one was watching. You wait for your bank machine to spit out money and an ad pushing Ameerica scrolls by in the little win- dow.

An awful lot of people are feeling down and they don’t know why. Underemployed and often overeducated, they may never get out of the rent-and-loan-repayment cycle.

Mass media and culture. Relatively speaking, this is all very new — too new for its effect on the species to be fully known. Now we never want to see another starving child again. We could compare living in Los Angeles with living in Portland, or growing up in North America with growing up in Australia.


Cool is indispensable — and readily, endlessly dispensed. The bell rang and you salivated. Something has happened to us. Your seven-year-old can’t finish a whole sentence or stay focused on more than three bites of her Van Camp’s beans.

The rules don’t seem oppressive. In the last quarter century the insatiable craving for the con- sumer culture’s big, big show has only grown stronger.

Rates of suicide, unipolar disorder, bipolar disorder and alcoholism have all climbed significantly. Those selves that, when disconnected from the urban data stream, cease to function. I rarely speak to strangers anymore. If psychologists studied the impact of noise and jolt levels in our mental environment the way biologists research the effects of chemicals in our air, water and food, perhaps we could determine how much our brains can safely absorb.

Today, new video-editing techniques allow filmmakers to take shortcuts.

So gradually is the dosage increased that we’re not aware of the toxicity. Two million are manic-depressive. Why not buy the stock from this on-line brokerage house?