“One day the day will come when the day will not come.” Bleak in its analysis of the social destruction wrought by modern technologies of communication and surveillance, but passionately political, Open Sky is Paul Virilio’s most far-reaching and radical book for many years. Deepening and extending his earlier work on speed perception and political control, and applying it now to the global ‘real time’ of the information superhighways, he explores the growing danger of what he calls a “generalized accident,” provoked by the breakdown of our collective and individual relation to time, space and movement.
But this is not merely a lucid and disturbing lament for the loss of real geographical spaces, distance, intimacy or democracy. Open Sky is also a call for revolt—against the insidious and accelerating manipulation of perception by the electronic media and repressive political power, against the tyranny of “real time,” and against the infantilism of cyberhype. Paul Virillo makes a powerful case for a new ethics of perception, and a new ecology, one which will not only strive to protect the natural world from pollution and destruction, but will also combat the devastation of urban communities by proliferating technologies of control and virtuality.
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Review: Open SkyUser Review - Daniel Liddle - Goodreads
Fun and Funky! This book was a wonderful, clear read. Anyone interested in the conjunction between neurophilosophy and the underlying logics of the transition from Newtonian to relativistic physics should give this book a try. Read full review
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I wasn't really a fan of this book. Virilio seems like a smart dude, and he had some valuable cautionary tale type things to say but IMO he came off so prematurely pessimistic that it turned me off ... Read full review
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