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Comments on: Homelessness is coming to be the destiny of the world http://transducer.ontoligent.com/?p=18 "One is always located at a post through which various kinds of messages pass" Fri, 04 Nov 2011 00:21:14 +0000 hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=6.5.5 By: Peter Sloterdijk in English « Te Ipu Pakore http://transducer.ontoligent.com/?p=18&cpage=1#comment-69 Sun, 11 Jul 2010 03:34:04 +0000 http://transducer.ontoligent.com/?p=18#comment-69 […] (From Pat Kane, “Transhumanism at Play,” h+ [16 Sep. 2009]; another excerpt at “Homelessness Is Coming To Be the Destiny of the World,” The Transducer [28 Sep. […]

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By: ontoligent http://transducer.ontoligent.com/?p=18&cpage=1#comment-10 Tue, 30 Sep 2008 16:14:42 +0000 http://transducer.ontoligent.com/?p=18#comment-10 Thanks for the reference to Latour on Sloterdijk. I will check it out.

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By: Erik Vegas http://transducer.ontoligent.com/?p=18&cpage=1#comment-9 Tue, 30 Sep 2008 14:51:26 +0000 http://transducer.ontoligent.com/?p=18#comment-9 Sloterdijk both points at this situation- Homelessness is coming to be the destiny of the World — and is the philosopher who gives us a new description of humans and being in the world. In the Spheres trilogy he shows how humans are always dwelling in environments & atmospheres and this awareness hopefully would lead us to build comunities , public spaces with a bigger context in mind: to create better atmospheres and a sense of being at home in the world. This is a link to Bruno Latour´s website . There is an interesting article in which he considers Sloterdijk the philosopher of design ‑of environments , things etc . Relevant in my opinion to this topic.

http://www.bruno-latour.fr/articles/index.html

Another resource is the book Community by Peter Block

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By: Ed Webb http://transducer.ontoligent.com/?p=18&cpage=1#comment-8 Mon, 29 Sep 2008 17:17:15 +0000 http://transducer.ontoligent.com/?p=18#comment-8 The present financial crisis and its attendant social ills my provide the opportunity for us to find out. Personally, I’m shifting all my investments into goats.

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By: ontoligent http://transducer.ontoligent.com/?p=18&cpage=1#comment-7 Mon, 29 Sep 2008 03:41:09 +0000 http://transducer.ontoligent.com/?p=18#comment-7 The course looks interesting. Regarding the history of this sort of homelessness, yes, it certainly precedes the current era. I tend to think of Gabriel Marcel’s *Man Against Mass Society* and of course Ortega y Gasset’s *Revolt of the Masses*. What is interesting about the current situation is how virtual community feeds off and reproduces this long trend, although not without its own unpredictable effects. I am interested to know what sort of political-economic formation the political imaginary it generates will sustain.

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By: Ed Webb http://transducer.ontoligent.com/?p=18&cpage=1#comment-6 Mon, 29 Sep 2008 01:49:19 +0000 http://transducer.ontoligent.com/?p=18#comment-6 The homelessless idea was of particular concern/interest to mid-twentieth century German exiles such as Horkheimer and Arendt. Todorov (in ‘The Conquest of America’) remarks upon the exile as the perfect modern human self: “a being who has lost his country without thereby acquiring another, who lives in double exteriority.” I think we have been becoming homeless for some time.

These issues (and more) are being debated, dissected, and performed in the Connectivity and Connective Knowledge Course out of University of Manitoba (2000+ participants!). In particular, last week’s topic (Networks) has produced much musing on the subject of the relationships between community and connectivist concepts such as networks and clusters. Start here: http://ltc.umanitoba.ca:83/moodle/mod/forum/view.php?id=176

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