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Politics of the Very Worst: An Interview with Philippe Petit

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Based upon a 1996 conversation Paul Virilio had with French journalist Phillipe Petit, The Politics of the Very Worst summarizes Virilio's speculations about the impact that accidents will have on the planet now that we operate on one-world time. Virilio argues that accidents have now lost all particularity. Accidents and events can no longer be confined to markers in hist ...more
Paperback, 128 pages
Published January 5th 1999 by Semiotext(e)
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Eduardo
Não conhecia Paul Virilio, mas me interessei pela leitura quando soube de sua fama negativa e crítica com relação aos avanços das tecnologias de informação. Não sabia que o formato do livro seria um bate-bola com o jornalista Phillipe Petit, então senti falta de um maior trabalho em cima do tema. Além disso, não estando habituado com teóricos culturais – principalmente aqueles lidos em português de Portugal, me perdi um pouco entre um e outro pensamento.

No entanto, uma passagem me chamou a aten
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Paul Virilio is a cultural theorist and urbanist. He is best known for his writings about technology as it has developed in relation to speed and power, with diverse references to architecture, the arts, the city and the military.
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