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Ultimately, Aesthetico: the much-awaited final factor of the Blueprint for a brand new international sequence … a choice for a cultured awakening, a re-wilding of the capitalist mind's eye — an adjustment to the temper, the tone, the fashion and thrust of our lives that has to take place if we’re going to have any form of a destiny in this planet.

Is our concern a quandary of aesthetics?

Can we layout ourselves out of a terrifying future?

Where is the human spirit heading?

Featuring: Lucian Freud, Jackson Pollock, Hunter S. Thompson, Sayyid Qutb, man Debord, Dag Hammarskjold, Nietzsche, Pascal and Malevich.


Neala Schleuning on paintings as action
Niels van Poecke on postmodern narcolepsy
Mark Cheetham’s Ecoaesthetics: Manifesto for the twenty first century
Douglas Haddow at the holy capitalist grail
Keith Harrington on utopian economics
Hala Habib at the Arab experience of beauty
And we release the Fuckitall Rewild the Capitalist mind's eye layout Quest — an try to shift the cultured tone of the world.

Aesthetico: a 144-page phantasmagoria of leaves, goals, intimations and aesthetic bliss.

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Most people have never heard of a polytope, Boolean Logic or the Hirsch Conjecture. But everyone has a credit score, whether they like it or not. If we want to interrogate the true nature of these numbers, the wizard behind the ghost in the machine, we need to look no further than Adam Smith, that dour Scot who lived with his mum and accidentally created the modern world. Smith was neither a modernist nor a cosmopolitan. He was an absent-minded hermit who never married, had few friends, suffered from alternating fits of depression and hypochondria, travelled outside Britain on just one occasion and demanded that all his personal writing be burned upon his death.

But if allowed to move freely without meddling, these messages would come together to create order and equilibrium in the market. This, he argued, is why the government should never meddle in the market. ” As long as the signals, our private info-snowflakes, could float freely, the market would reach equilibrium. Through Hayek, dogma became revelation — the invisible hand was not merely a magical presence promising equilibrium, it was also pointing us toward a not-too-distant utopia. And if we didn’t follow the hand?

Technically I was what they call a “just-in-time” worker. One week, when I seemed to be stuck in complete limbo, I asked my manager — well, I emailed my manager, who I’d never actually met — if I could do anything to get more work. ” Huh. So a friend told me H&M was looking to hire some more people for on-call shifts. Which sounded great, because I didn’t want for anything to get in the way of my design work. Now I’m always on call. ” The paycheques are one thing — often dismal, other times adequate.

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