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Hyperworld, Metaworld and the End of the World

“But it is not Facebook that has spawned the frustration, impotent anger and hatred. It is the increasingly unequal, precarious and violent economic system that is the breeding ground for collective aggression. And, of course, Facebook is also part of this system. The social networks, from which the warmth of bodies has disappeared, only reinforce this violence while glorifying its ineffectiveness. The more our rage grows, the more we say it out loud in the bell jar of the Connected, the bigger powerlessness becomes.” Another stunning text by Franco “Bifo” Berardi that leaves us no choice, either we accept the harshness of reality or we become accomplices to the horrors of domination. There is nothing in between. The text appeared on Commune Info on November 2. Sunzi Bingfa.

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