Heroes: Mass Murder and Suicide (Futures)

Heroes: Mass Murder and Suicide (Futures)


what's the courting among capitalism and psychological healthiness? In his so much unsettling ebook thus far, Franco “Bifo” Berardi embarks on an exciting trip via philosophy, psychoanalysis and present occasions, looking for the social roots of the psychological malaise of our age.

Spanning an array of horrors – the Aurora “Joker” killer; Anders Breivik; American tuition massacres; the suicide epidemic in Korea and Japan; and the hot spate of “austerity” suicides in Europe – Heroes dares to discover the darkest shadow solid through the modern obsession with relentless pageant and hyper-connectivity. In a quantity that crowns 4 a long time of radical highbrow paintings, Berardi develops the psychoanalytical insights of his buddy Félix Guattari and proposes dystopian irony as a method to disentangle ourselves from the lethal embody of absolute capitalism.

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