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Things to report today:
Batool Mohammed posted a new post (“The Missing Post”) based on my “post 8”, in which she dwells more into her comfort calling herself an ‘artist’. Godspeed.
Shinobu wrote a comment there, “You are the theory, Batool, you are.”
I read this archaic statement:
“Owing to the very success of this separated system of production, whose product is separation itself, that fundamental area of experience which was associated in earlier societies with an individual’s principal work is being transformed […] into a realm of non-work, of inactivity. Such inactivity, however, is by no means emancipated from productive activity: it remains in thrall to that activity, in an uneasy and worshipful subjection to production’s needs and results; indeed it is itself a product of the rationality of production […] So what is referred to as “liberation from work,” that is, increased leisure time, is a liberation neither within labor itself nor from the world labor has brought into being.”
—Guy Debord, Society of Spectacle