from Cinegraphic.net:

Agnotology wins (as always)

story © Michael Betancourt, November 9, 2016 all rights reserved.

URL: http://www.cinegraphic.net/article.php?story=20161109083013797


The problem posed by a dominant regime of agnotology is that it makes challenges to established patterns of thought difficult if not impossible: the affect of agnotology, perversely, is a reinforcement of certainty since it undermines alternatives that could challenge those ideas; thus, it leads to an unwillingness to compromise, and an inflexibility of thoughtóboth essential features of how digital capitalism is an ideological construction capable of governing what would otherwise appear as incompatible, mutually exclusive groups.


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