A certain talent for inflammatory monosyllabic rhetoric and self-aggrandising histrionics might never have percolated up through the selection processes of liberal democracy had these qualities not already been a greater part and functional necessity of the political game… Continue reading The Self-Propagating Logical Hyper-Inflation of Media, Information and Mass Communications
Self-propagating linguistic methods, full of culturally recursive sound and fury; signifying nothing… Continue reading Mediated Genuflection: Pointless Pontification
Successful perception-manipulation through information-mediated reinforcement requires an intuitive comprehension and insight into a cultural, historical “moment”… Continue reading Data Exploitation: Information-Shaping and A.I.
The attainment of political power is the sole end of pure political gamesmanship and the possession of appropriate aptitude or competency perhaps long ago became a secondary consideration… Continue reading Simplicity
We suffocate ourselves in the symbols and signs, stories and concepts that we think represent life but in so doing we actually distract ourselves from the simplest fact of just living… Continue reading Veiled
The confusion, ambiguity and uncertainty concerning Truth and Falsity in the statements and assertions people and organisations make in the media and online in our shared information spaces is a natural, endemic part of cultural and organisational communications systems. Continue reading Truth and Falsity
It is as though every Sunday night some unrepentant fiend winds up the vast mechanical and rusty spring of my working week and then, yet again, I must endure the tedious unfurling of this coil through until the welcome arrival … Continue reading A Rusty Spring