That's Entertainment: The Observation Principle from Bentham to Foucault (Oceania)

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. More
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About Charlie Canning

Charlie Canning teaches academic writing at KFUPM in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia.

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