The spectacle is not a collection of images, but a social relation…

The more he identifies with the dominant images of need, the less he understands his own life and his own desires. The spectacle's estrangement from the acting subject is expressed by the fact that the individual's gestures are no longer his own; they are the gestures of someone else who represents them to him.

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I was a Prisoner Under A 72 Hour Hospitalization Watch (That Turned…

Or subtitled "Never Again." If you've been wondering where I've been now you know. Just a few notes before you read: first of all, this is major TL;DR (close to one of the longer articles published on Gawker itself). Second, this certainly isn't an indictment against the health care professionals who took care of me… » 10/22/14 10:27pm 46 minutes ago