In which I become autobiographical.
What happens when production-consumption meets television?
Consumption is a rhythmic phenomenon.
Lent as a caesura of life’s rhythms – today that means a caesura of the rhythms of electronic media.
Whoever or whatever controls our rhythms, controls society. One big contender seems to be the smartphone. Are we ready for that?
As it happens, St Benedict attempted to curb something very much like depression through the application of rhythm.
When we attempt to change our rhythms, whether rhythms of rumination or habit formation, what is it exactly we are doing?