Category Archives: Culture and Media

An examination of the culture that surrounds us and is infused into our psyche, and how our culture interacts with us and influences the people that live within it.

Empire of Illusion: The End of Literacy and the Triumph of Spectacle – A book Review

Empire of Illusion is a narrative describing America’s descent into a fatuous experience of voyeurism and self-satisfaction. The Quintillion Times is a chronicle of how media and emerging media technologies affect our culture and those who live under their influence. … Continue reading

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Speed and Culture

Though culture is created by humankind, and while it flows from our habits, our industry, our religion, our pass-times, it is ever changing and…is this change speeding up?  What happens when culture becomes less of a reflection of people and … Continue reading

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Mass Media and the Eye

Leonardo Da Vinci called the eye, “the window of the soul”.  It is as though Da Vinci imagined a soul, just peering out at the world from behind human eyes… I imagine Immanuel Kant might say “the eye is our mind’s … Continue reading

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