In Joseph Dellinger's Paper, "The Total Art Work: A KISS From the Cultural Industy, the use of systematic mechanisms to maintain stability using
illusion to ultimately eliminate our individuality.
(Links to this and additional papers here)
"Adorno identifies four main mechanisms used by the culture industry to eliminate dissonance, or unpredictability, as standardization,
pseudo-individuality, interchangeability, and necessary contradiction. Through these four primary systemic mechanisms, the illusion of the
unpredictable individual capable of free will can be maintained yet it is in actuality subsumed into the larger aim of the dominant economic system
itself, namely that of stability by any means necessary including maintenance of the necessary contradiction of the illusion of the unpredictable
individual whilst working to standardize and thereby eliminate the individual"
Therefore, I submit to you that; just as a horse's blinders focus it's vision as it races down the track oblivious to the others around it, through
repetition, contradiction, fear, terrorism, propaganda, aesthetic representation, censorship and any other means necessary, the elite dominate our
lives through media control striving to achieve the ultimate goal of worldwide Global complacence of every society and every physically work-able
human, the eradication of all others, all traditional values, family, community, to change perception of history creating global views in harmony with
the two-way mirror created and distributed as real, but rather reflects the illusion created as an accepted as reality. Meanwhile, we are nothing
more than property; Slaves stumbling through the labyrinth of mazes with no chance of escape from constant changing, blurring and twisting untruth.
Media provides the cover and disinformation contradicts the fantasy of freedom we are programed to enjoy.
Snippets of other papers links on the abstracts page:
"The study documents the ways in which mobile work places are sites where traditional dichotomies such as work and play, online and offline, public
and private, presence and co-presence, individual and community, and local and global are blurred."
"Adorno fears that popular music, through its standardized format and endless repetition facilitates the creation of individuals who are more
susceptible to the kinds of authoritarian government from which he fled."
"Your Oldest Guilty Pleasure: Gay Male Horror Pulp and the Shifting Paradigms of Queer Media"
"...do blogs destabilize the modern conceptions of knowledge, most especially that image of the intellectual as knowledge-embodied?"
"The on-going civil war in the Democratic Republic of Congo, which began in 1996 after the effects of 1994 Rwandan Genocide spread into the Great
Lakes region, has now claimed over 5 million lives. The war, which is now being referred as "Africa's first world war" has received little
attention from the American media."
"...investigation in the way the news media (mainly American channels) presents its audience with conflating representations of Islam, Evil and
Terrorism. Its goal is to deconstruct –and hopefully undermine– these discursive representations,"
"...today’s media culture increasingly facilitates the communication of propagandistic messages by means of aesthetic representation, or what I
term the “televisual news spectacle.”