Crisi, società dello spettacolo, guerra

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In his view, Immanuel Kant and Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel were the greatest thinkers of modernity while Friedrich Nietzsche was its greatest critic.
Losurdo included his works in the history of ideas and concerned the investigation of questions of contemporary history and politics, with a constant critical attention to historical revisionism.

Transcendentalism

Transcendentalism : abstract art by (b)ananartista sbuff
Transcendentalism is a philosophical movement that developed in the late 1820s and 1830s in the eastern United States.
The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US), the States or simply America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.
Country was the first book published by Rolling Stone magazine critic Nick Tosches.
Magazine is an Argentine cable television channel owned and operated by Grupo Clarín from Buenos Aires.
Television (TV), sometimes shortened to tele or telly, is a telecommunication medium used for transmitting moving images in monochrome (black and white), or in colour, and in two or three dimensions and sound.
Medium, in occultism, a person reputedly able to make contact with the world of spirits, especially while in a state of trance.

(source: Wikipedia and Encyclopedia Britannica)

Instant gratification trap

instant gratification trap : abstract expressionist painting by (b)ananartista sbuff

Gratification is the pleasurable emotional reaction of happiness in response to a fulfillment of a desire or goal.
Desire is a sense of longing or hoping for a person, object, or outcome. The same sense is expressed by emotions such as “craving“.
person  is a being that has certain capacities or attributes such as reasonmoralityconsciousness or self-consciousness.
In philosophybeing means the material or immaterial existence of a thing.[1] Anything that exists is being.
The exact definition of existence is one of the most important and fundamental topics of ontology

(source: wikipedia)

Simulacra and (organic) Simulation

simulacra and organic simulation: digital painting by (b)ananartista sbuff

Vi annuncio che il vincitore di oggi è Un Artista Minimalista che ha saputo descrivere dettagliatamente la mia immagine di oggi con questo lungimirante commento:

Simulacra and Simulation

simulacra and simulation: abstract digital minimal artwork by (b)ananartista sbuff

“The media represents world that is more real than reality that we can experience. People lose the ability to distinguish between reality and fantasy. They also begin to engage with the fantasy without realizing what it really is.
They seek happiness and fulfilment through the simulacra of reality, e.g. media and avoid the contact/interaction with the real world.”
― Jean Baudrillard