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L’uomo reso superfluo. La critica di G. Anders al “Totalitarismo morbido”

Massimo Cappitti

(abstract. According to G. Anders “soft” totalitarianism can obtain unconditional obedience without resorting to violence, thanks to the efficacy of its imperceptible capacity of mass standardization. This article analyzes Anders’ reflections on the frightening characteristics of late-modern society, such as the unlimited development of technology, the disappearance of individual responsibility and the triumph of an ethics of indifference. It aims to illustrate Anders’ deep understanding of the nihilist impact that the logic of capitalism produces the contemporary modes of existence.

Se siamo disperati che ce ne importa?

Continuiamo come se non lo fossimo.

Günther Anders

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