Eventually, Aesthetico: the much-awaited final factor of the Blueprint for a brand new global sequence … a choice for a cultured awakening, a re-wilding of the capitalist mind's eye — an adjustment to the temper, the tone, the fashion and thrust of our lives that has to occur if we’re going to have any type of a destiny in this planet.

Is our concern a main issue of aesthetics?

Can we layout ourselves out of a terrifying future?

Where is the human spirit heading?

Featuring: Lucian Freud, Jackson Pollock, Hunter S. Thompson, Sayyid Qutb, man Debord, Dag Hammarskjold, Nietzsche, Pascal and Malevich.

Plus,

Neala Schleuning on artwork as action
Niels van Poecke on postmodern narcolepsy
Mark Cheetham’s Ecoaesthetics: Manifesto for the twenty first century
Douglas Haddow at the holy capitalist grail
Keith Harrington on utopian economics
Hala Habib at the Arab feel of beauty
And we release the Fuckitall Rewild the Capitalist mind's eye layout Quest — an try and shift the cultured tone of the world.

Aesthetico: a 144-page phantasmagoria of leaves, goals, intimations and aesthetic bliss.

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Just a cursory metaphor used for poetic flourish in an otherwise obscure and forgettable passage. And for the 150 years that followed the book’s publication, that’s exactly what it was — obscure and forgotten. Smith didn’t mention it, his contemporaries didn’t mention it, nor did his critics. Nary a soul on Earth repeated those two words or paid them any heed. That is, until 1948, when everything changes. If you look at a Google NGRAM chart of “invisible hand,” you’ll see that there was little to no interest in the phrase up until the 1930s and ’40s, at which point it begins to bubble up a bit, gaining traction in a few peripheral spheres here and there.

In recent years, the eye-catching images of mysterious English artist Banksy have inspired political graffiti around the world. Many of his stencils are overtly political — like the grim image of a young girl hugging a bomb. Some of the stencils are comments on cultural elements such as the “Cash Machine and Girl,” which portrays a young girl being grabbed by a huge mechanical arm emerging from an ATM. “TV Out of the Window” is an image of just that — a television set being thrown out of a window.

Sort of. Technically I was what they call a “just-in-time” worker. One week, when I seemed to be stuck in complete limbo, I asked my manager — well, I emailed my manager, who I’d never actually met — if I could do anything to get more work. ” Huh. So a friend told me H&M was looking to hire some more people for on-call shifts. Which sounded great, because I didn’t want for anything to get in the way of my design work. Now I’m always on call. ” The paycheques are one thing — often dismal, other times adequate.

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