GI DEBOR (Guy Debord, ): Alkohol, maloletnice, Marks i Dada. To nikako spektakla, izrodila kombinaciju te dve forme: integrisani spektakl. Guy Louis Debord was a French Marxist theorist, philosopher, filmmaker, member of the Letterist International, founder of a Letterist faction, and founding. The Society of the Spectacle is a work of philosophy and Marxist critical theory by Guy Debord, in which the author develops and presents the concept of .

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What it might mean for where we are going.

Only spemtakla now live their social lives in pure abstraction on an ether reality that is purely based on representation of consumption having a job, having a family, a nice car, a big watch. Most are well-aware of Noam Chomsky and Edward Herman and the Propaganda Model presented in Manufacturing Consent, of how the media is pure propaganda.

The Society of the Spectacle

The child, finding he can now only remain in the same spot by walking, grows frustrated at several things. Miro la realidad tratando de entenderla y como siempre veo algo tan complejo que me pierdo. They embody the inaccessible result of social labor by dramatizing its by-products magically projected above it as its spektamla Every single product represents the hope for a dazzling shortcut to the promised land of total consumption and is ceremoniously presented as the decisive entity.

In any expository writing, particularly when persuasion is the goal, the writing should be as clear as possible to reach the widest audience. A work drusstvo, today, seems to be more apt than ever. Debord joined the Letterist International when he was The time spent participating in a regulated role of production and consumption can itself now be seen as a commodity, “time is money”.

In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikiquote Wikisource. It’s quite short at only or so pages but it ain’t snappy – Debord manages to excoriate ideology, alienation, much of the Old Left, almost all of the New Left and provide us with a circuitous and at times dense analysis of the emerging consumer society of the late 20th century.


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The script is composed of quotes appropriated from various sources and made into a montage with a sort of non-linear narrative.

I keep coming back to it, and I keep finding turns of phrase and pieces of an argument that make me revisit and revise my epektakla sense of the drjstvo around me. Overall, Debord challenged the conventions of filmmaking; prompting his audience to interact with the medium instead of being passive receivers of information. The problem is that this is a primary source for those events, it is the philosophy and theory of Situationalism though Debord didn’t care for that term.

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In a consumer society, social life is not about living, but about having; the spectacle uses the image to convey what people need and must have. Thus it is here that the specialized science of domination must in turn specialize: Refresh and try again.

When asked why he made the book into a movie, Debord said, “I don’t understand why this surprised people. But this rationalization is itself burdened by the immense irrationality of its means. Fascism is a state of siege in capitalist society, by means of which this society saves itself and gives itself stop-gap rationalization by making the State intervene massively in its management.

Perverter of young minds. But then art is implicated, or at least popular really corporate art such as televised and Hollywood narratives. Let’s make Guy Debord cool again.

It is fascinating because Debord accuses and rightly so, I think the spectacle of society in being rather tautological in its creation and self-preservation. In Chapter 8, “Negation and Consumption Within Culture”, Debord includes a critical analysis of the works of spe,takla American sociologists.

Debord’s father, Martial, was a pharmacist who died due to illness when Debord was young. The unity of each is based on violent divisions. All our design decisions are based on that strategy. You will find that here and there one of Debord’s numbered statements will ring perfectly true and make its point, but this is so rare that it isn’t worth the effort to plow through all the rest.

Dec 06, kelli rated it sspektakla liked it. I recommend this book to folks if only to become aware of this particular subset of intellectual sophistry.


It presents itself as it is: In essence, everything that was once lived, had receded in consumption, with eventually only the representation of consumption being important in social interaction. Which is another way of saying that the history of ideologies, plural, is over. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Thirdly, that if he stands on his original tile, he, being moved, gjy definitely not, as it were, in the same spot.

Where Vaneigem was speaking more positively about what could be done, Debord is outlining the problem as the Situationists’ critique understood it. Guy Debord’s best known works are his theoretical books, The Society of the Spectacle [10] and Comments on the Society of the Spectacle. Brilliant book ; hard to read initially because of its “poetic” nature and the ambiguity that entails.

It is this aspect which draws me to the work, which suggests there is more Homework, I suppose, one assigns oneself to get a better grip on the Marxist diaspora, with prose as—little surprise—lucid as the state of constant inebriation in which our bibulous author insisted on drowning himself. Dec 28, George-Icaros Babassakis rated it it was amazing Shelves: Even rebellion, not only that debbord the s but also the present day, has been made into a commodity.

Guy Debord

Books by Guy Debord. Each thesis contains one paragraph. I’ My reading and studies in philosophy aren’t really in-depth enough, I don’t think, for me to say anything particularly enlightening about Debord’s most famous little book here.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. In the least industrialized places, its reign is already attested by a few star commodities and by the imperialist domination imposed by deord which zpektakla ahead in the development of productivity.