Clear Bright Future (PDF)
Anist thought and not solely anti as the black and white world he wants to portray in what becomes almost a childish and blind struggleSo decent historical information and good context for the current happenings But no solid sight of how to to that clear and bright future Breathtakingly visionary Mason s journalist background provides valuable to get that clear and bright future Breathtakingly visionary Mason s journalist background provides valuable insights and his grasp of conomics is impressive Provides a refreshingly articulate critiue of Mr Trump tcThe Times UK said wide reaching Yep I really wanted to dislike this book I m suspicious of Mason s shtik about us being in a new informationaltechnological stage of capitalism that can lead us to postcapitalism I find his fearmongering about Russia China distasteful he s a shallow reader he really does Hegel Nietzsche Althusser Angela Nagle disservices however I agree w some of his verdicts on new materialism object oriented ontology appreciated his account of neoliberalism s 80s "RISE IN UK US FRANCE SPAIN MEXICO FOUND INTRIGUING "in UK US France Spain Mexico found intriguing different account of the altright s rise than in Nagle Robin or SandiferUPDATE Mason is the worst type of anarcho liberal His treachery against the Corbynite Labour Party who he labels Stalinists before after the 19 general lection is astounding from a self professed leftist his absurd political calls for Labour to model itself after the US Dems his appeals to anti Russia China hysteria his libels against northern voters his scare mongering to have Corbynites accommodate Blairites Lib Dems are beyond stupid cast doubt on all of his writings I reject Mason s philosophy He also throws out some seriously suspect offhanded comments about history the first that comes to mind saying that is his Rome fell because tribal invasions and slavery is bad The Unseen Wonder economics Which is just it s notven wrong it s received wisdom a myth a politically mot. Ul Mason calls for a radical impassioned defence of the human being our universal rights and freedoms and our power to change the world around us Ranging from The Management Bible economics to Big Data from neuroscience to the culture wars he draws from his on the ground reporting from mass protests in Istanbul to riots in Washington as well as his own childhood in an English mining com. 65th book for 2019Marxism likeconomics has the unfortunate
of freezing brain I read But I Don T Understand I don t understand I think I am just not suited for Mason s books2 stars More Zu schnell erudite opaue and philosophical than Post Capitalism and occasionally hard going but Mason s optimism and his proposed templates are a welcome buffer against the oppressive fatalism of a world gone mad I really found this book rather muddled It certainly needed much betterditing Although Mason talks about Marxism and class politics he really doesn t give any clear view on how change is to be achieved There are some interesting lements to the book and clearly Mason is well read but his prioritisation of issues is bizarre and reflective of the priorities of the mainstream media Having said that his low priority for climate change would not reflect the priorities of The Guardian A very in depth analysis of class conomics humanism and Marxism Great read This is a phenomenal book that anyone interested in where our society is going should go and how to resist the changes dehumanizing us should read 2 12 I wanted to give stars to this book After all I painfully share its urgency I worry for the same subjects it deals with and I too wished we had a clear and bright answer to counter the world we live in today At the same time its informative value kept me reading it despite the freuent "need to leave for xternal sources ither because of a too noticeable bias or for a too superficial "to leave for xternal sources ither because of a too noticeable bias or for a too superficial That being said Mason s answer is an outdated and uncritical defense of an anthropocentric or Eurocentric idea of humanism that he drains from the recently discovered arly writings of Marx with ideas that he himself dropped on his later thoughts and worksHe does this defense by annoyingly and too simplistically rejecting all postmodern and post hum. A passionate defence of humanity and a work of radical optimism from the international bestselling author of Postcapitalism How do we preserve what makes us human in an age of uncertainty Are we now just consumers shaped by market forces A seuence of DNA A collection of base instincts Or will we soon be supplanted by algorithms and AI anywayIn Clear Bright Future Pa. .effect of freezing
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Ivated lie whatever you want to call it he s parroting not thinking "There To Give A "To give a idea why I didn t like this book but you might whoever you areI hate Aristotlethe institution obviously I never met the actual person the name goes toYou can redefine Humanism if you want but what it was and is is racist as shit at best Liberalism is Fascisms that S Plural Father Justshut The Hell Up About Russia And plural father Justshut the hell up about Russia and t ven start on China He who lives in a glass house should not cast stones Liberal Democracy is not and has never been Democratic It s literally supposed to prevent that Rationality is both overrated and incoherent as an ideology America is a Fascist state it was before there was a word for it and it still is by literally any definition you care to name which isn t We can t be FascistsYou can call it an Apartheid or Corporatist state or a Neo Colonial Empire ven just Crony Capitalism as if there s such a thing as Capitalism that ain t if that "makes you feel better they re all the same thing White Supremacist "you feel better they re all the same thing White Supremacist incarceral uneual undemocratic corporatist rapacious patriarchal genocidal hyper martial hateful of the working class and some mix of death suads and secret police I do agree with what feels like the most important sentence in the book tho paraphrasing liberally Artificial GeneralSuper Intelligence under Capitalism will be very very fucking bad Meandering but brilliant Paul Mason delivers some xtremely cogent critiues of neoliberalism and how our current system is failing to both fight back against neofascism or provide a meaningful defense of liberal humanism that tries to provide a fulfilling life for very person on arth I disagree with some of his criticisms of Marx but that s beside the point as Mason is clearly writing within the spirit that Marx intended This is a necessary book for our tim. Munity to show how the notion of humanity has become roded as never beforeIn this book Paul Mason argues that we are still capable through language innovation and co operation of shaping our future He offers a vision of humans as than puppets customers or cogs in a machine This work of radical optimism asks Do you want to be controlled Or do you want something bett. ,