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Its the use of Bertolt Brecht technique of montage imposed on the early style flash-mob style editing of Disney found in Oswald the Rabbit. The process of introducing non-natural elements that have no natural relation to what is being played out. Its political satire in the digital age that follows the tradition from Swift to Gillray to Grandville but at the same time such satire tends to reinforce the existing order in a peculiar way by positing an acceptance and perhaps an unwillingness to choke the anger into a collapsing of the order.

---Flora’s mallewagen. Allegory of the Tulip Mania. The goddess of flowers is riding along with three drinking and money weighing men and two women on a car. Weavers from Haarlem have thrown away their equipment and are following the car. The destiny of the car is shown in the background: it will disappear in the sea.--- Read More:

Even the brilliant Swift was unable to craft a favorable alternative as antidote to his attacks on so-called enlightened society without meandering into the dreary hyper-reasonableness and boredom of passive, non-intense existence. McIntosh’s videos skewer the smelly Yahoos, but what can arise? Can do much political-correctedness create its own neuroses?  Well, the search does open doors, and his editing process is original, there is almost a randomness at work, a matrix of sensations that sits with the overall narrative rather than being the narrative; a coded language at work…

These lessons show that the task of the author is no longer defined by the attempt to express spiritual qualities in art. With this last observation, Benjamin clarifies the full political consequences of this essay when he observes that it is through such spiritual qualities that fascism makes itself known. The purpose of the essay is to reclaim the means of production from fascism so that the real political struggle between capitalism and the proletariat can emerge rather than the false struggle between capitalism and spirit invented by fascism for its own political purposes. Defining the author as producer is, therefore, not only an account of the political tendency present in literature but also the opening of the political critique of fascism through a literature and art whose function has already changed with the advent of the technological means of production. Read More:

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