Adbusters, Issue 117: Blueprint for a New World Part 6:

Ultimately, Aesthetico: the much-awaited final factor of the Blueprint for a brand new global 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 ensue if we’re going to have any form of a destiny in this planet.

Is our hindrance a concern 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 artwork 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 feel 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, desires, intimations and aesthetic bliss.

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From turn of phrase to doctrine, from doctrine to dogma, from dogma to metaphysical law. The invisible hand became the celestial justification of the free market and the economic rationalist’s negation of anything that stood in its way. indd 14 Austrian economist Friedrich Hayek even went so far as to develop an entire theory of human interaction based on the myth. It was called Catallactics, and proposed that we did not live within an economy, but rather, a Catallaxy — a complex and self-organizing system in which every individual sent out a constant stream of complex signals that mixed to create overall market behavior.

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And no matter how sophisticated the math, how brilliant the AI, we will always be living in it. Outside of The Wealth of Nations, Smith employed the Invisible Hand concept on only two other occasions. Once in his Theory of Moral Sentiments, where he slags off the rich, and the other in the History of Astronomy, where he says: For it may be observed, that in all Polytheistic religions, among savages, as well as in the early ages of Heathen antiquity, it is the irregular events of nature only that are ascribed to the agency and power of their gods.

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