Ideology

Blog pieces that relate to ideology.

'Now' Postponed due to False Hope and Distraction

Rather than emphasizing the past or the future, western culture increasingly exists in the present. In our media, politics, economy, and so on, there is only a blinkered vision of the here and now. Businesses cannot see beyond the next quarter. With a permanent financial emergency, politics is reduced to tactical fixes without long-term vision. Advertising tells us to ‘make the most of now’, and so on. A new combination of advertising and social media add a new twist to this.