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The Resource Ground zero, Paul Virilio ; translated by Chris Turner

Ground zero, Paul Virilio ; translated by Chris Turner

Label
Ground zero
Title
Ground zero
Statement of responsibility
Paul Virilio ; translated by Chris Turner
Creator
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Summary
"How would it be if what we take for human advance were simply a technological progress which literally leaves us out of its equations? What if Progress is not humanity striking out bravely towards the future, but an ultimately destructive force?" "In a remarkable tour d'horizon, Paul Virilio paints a bleak picture of current scientific, cultural, social and political values. Art has succumbed to the techniques of advertising, while in politics the battle for hearts and minds has become a mere 'synchronization of opinion', and TV ratings have triumphed over universal suffrage. The events of September 11 reflect both the manipulation of a global sub-proletariat and the delusions of an elite of rich students and technicians who resemble nothing so much as the 'suicidal members of the Heaven's Gate cybersect'. And, in this post-humanist dystopia, we are morally rudderless before the threat of biological manipulations as yet undreamt-of."--Jacket
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Additional physical form
Also issued online
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Virilio, Paul
Index
no index present
LC call number
CB478
LC item number
.V5513 2002
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • September 11 Terrorist Attacks (2001)
  • Technology and civilization
  • September 11 Terrorist Attacks, 2001
  • Technology and civilization
Label
Ground zero, Paul Virilio ; translated by Chris Turner
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
50176533
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
82 pages
Isbn
9781859844168
Lccn
2002033837
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)50176533
Label
Ground zero, Paul Virilio ; translated by Chris Turner
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
50176533
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
82 pages
Isbn
9781859844168
Lccn
2002033837
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)50176533

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