Vance Packard
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Disposable Personality
17 May 2007 // 5:00 PM

We've grown accustomed to the planned obsolescence of our products; we assuage the continual threat of obsolescence of our personalities by continually changing, refreshing ourselves like an email inbox.

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In Motion: On the Emptiness of Progress

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"Nils Pihl calls it, "Newtonian engagement", that is, when "an engaged player will remain engaged until acted upon by an outside force". That's "progress".

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