Spectacle

Bears mention that Society of the Spectacle was written prior to the internet, all the way back in 1967:

“The reigning economic system is a vicious circle of isolation. Its technologies are based on isolation, and they contribute to that same isolation. From automobiles to television, the goods that the spectacular system chooses to produce also serve it as weapons for constantly reinforcing the conditions that engender “lonely crowds.”
― Guy Debord, The Society of the Spectacle

“This society eliminates geographical distance only to produce a new internal separation.”
― Guy Debord, The Society of the Spectacle

Before The Walkman, Gameboy, iPod, mobile phone and a television in every bedroom attached to 200 entertainment and sports networks and free porn.

Before chatrooms, instant messaging, message boards, MySpace, Facebook, Instagram, SnapChat, Tiktok, Netflix, Amazon, and so on.

Just dropping these quotes in here for exploration at a later date.

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