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Debord: Society of the Spectacle Notes (Part 2)

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capitalism / consumerism / Debord / marxism / May 68 / Society of the Spectacle

Society of the Spectacle 3. Unity and Division within Appearances A lively new polemic about the concepts ‘one divides into two’ and ‘two fuse into one’ is unfolding on the philosophical front in this country. This debate is a struggle between those who are for and those who are against the materialist dialectic, a struggle between two conceptions of the world: the proletarian conception and the bourgeois conception. Those who maintain that ‘one divides into […]