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The TOTW discussion seemed rather devoid of any anarchist content. Save for the negation of tech in that it isolates young people socially (at least from f2f associations), could be I simply fail to see any of that relating to anarchy. It could have nearly doubled as an infomercial for tech devices. The nature of the TOTW format seems to centralize, decontextualize, and, thereby trivialize thought. It invites the listener/reader to contemplate a random object (e.g. cybernetics, art, etc.) and then imagine "what would I say/write about this". Then like a web surfer, one's mind becomes like a search engine pulling up a list of relating anecdotes. Discussion content becomes more reactive and naturally less proactive. It seems to trivialize content, reify it, and thus move it farther away from stories and or ideas about everyday life as an anarchist or at least one aspiring to experience anarchy. If the spectacle of mass society is to be ignored, then let us not merely "keep looking through the eyeglass in revers" and thus not entertain society’s current obsession with internalized naval gazing. There must be some happy medium. I know you folks are living up there in that citified college town, but try not to be such slave to the Topic-Nazis in your midst.