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Benjamin Brandall
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The never-ending cycle of consumerism
The urge to purchase non-essential items stems from an urge to better one's self, mainly by altering or reinventing one's persona. The cycle goes like this: Seeing an item -> Picturing one's self with the item -> applying the associations of the item to the...

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Hyperunreality: the paradox of bad acting
"The conduct of man [...] changed into mere mechanism, where, as in a puppet show, everything would gesticulate well, but no life would be found in the figures" - Kant This quote found in Kant's  Critique of Practical Reason, even though it is describing th...

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Art or entertainment? Pop songs of today, in the year 2300, treated as classical music of the past, in the year 2014.
This is a reaction, in part, to Alan McKee's essay, 'The power of art, the power of entertainment'. The essay which I'm about to talk about is available through Sage Publications, published in Media, Culture & Society 2013 35: 759 - the online version can b...
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