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Re: <nettime> Phil Agre: Supporting the Intellectual Life of a Democrati
mp on Sat, 21 Sep 2013 16:58:42 +0200 (CEST)


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Re: <nettime> Phil Agre: Supporting the Intellectual Life of a Democratic Soc...


On 20/09/13 19:20, Newmedia {AT} aol.com wrote:

> Nettime:
>  
>> Citizens would grow up accustomed to having a public voice, to
>> receiving intellectual responses from others, and to articipating in
>> a global intellectual culture. The cultural conditions of democratic
>> intellectual life will have been achieved.
>  
> Sorry (to Phil Agre) but this is nonsense.
> 
> There is no "public." There is no "global intellectual culture." There
> are no "citizens (of the world)." There is no "democracy." There are
> no "morals."
>  
> All we have is a *technological* environment

What part of the technological environment prompted you to apologise
twice in this email?


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