Books tagged: panopticon

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How to Become a Hero
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 48,640. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2011 by Mike Hockney. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
Everyone can become a hero. We have an inbuilt program for it, but few choose to activate it or know where to begin. Learn about your inner hero in terms of Jungian and Freudian psychology, creative writing theory, the theory of sympathetic magic, NLP and Nietzsche. Is the Self our soul, and does it have a direct connection to God? Is The Matrix the ultimate hero tale, and Neo the supreme hero?
Population - Dandelion
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,240. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2012 by DarkGate. Category: Essay » Sociology
Population - Dandelion is an essay about movements that are against the social structures whether it be government, organizations, schools or religion. These social structures also referred to as machines are designed to control people through the concept of panopticism (described by Michael Foucault). The essay focuses on a culture with a message (Hippies, flower children) and how they set out...
That's Entertainment: The Observation Principle from Bentham to Foucault (Oceania)
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Price: Free! Words: 4,090. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2013. Category: Essay » Political
In this essay, I begin with Jeremy Bentham’s Panopticon and the observation principle as a method of control. I then discuss George Orwell's 1984 and Michel Foucault’s development of this idea as a means of control and a form of entertainment. Finally, I take up ways in which the individual - and not the state - has become the unwitting purveyor of suffering as entertainment for a mass audience.
Chimera, Book 1 of the Mythos Adventure Series
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,190. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
WWYD? Tess Daniels and friends are kidnapped by a scientist with plans to use them to change history. They’re zapped through a quantum portal to ancient Egypt where they discover the mythological gods are genetically engineered human-animal chimera. Trapped in Giza by modern panoptican technology, the teens make a deal that will allow them to return home. But will Tess keep her promise?