Hype, Spin and Lies of Modern Life

Source: Stuart Jeffries in The Guardian, September 9


…And our world is absurd. “When every person in a train carriage is staring at a small illuminated device, it is an almost tacky vision of dystopia,” argues Eliane Glaser, author of Get Real: How to See Through the Hype, Spin and Lies of Modern Life.

“Technology – along with turbo-capitalism – seems to me to be hastening the cultural and environmental apocalypse. The way I see it, digital consumerism makes us too passive to revolt, or to save the world.”


One response to “Hype, Spin and Lies of Modern Life

  1. and it was better when the people in the train were reading books or newspapers – how?