This book is a collection of writings over a 10 year span from the mind of Gary Llama, an artist, musician, and activist from Richmond, Virginia.
In 2005, Gary Llama began writing essays. Inspired by the writings of C. Wright Mills, he began writing down his thoughts, normally reserved for songs, into short essays.
Topics center around society, and the implications of various issues.
|Publisher:||OVOLR! / Debackle|
|Product dimensions:||4.25(w) x 7.00(h) x 0.41(d)|
Table of ContentsForward, 1-Revolutions Occur One Person At A Time, 2-The Caloric Value Of A Dollar, 3-On Ethical Consumerism, 4-On Preserving Dissidence In School, 5-Disconnected: No Logo, 6-On Wealth, 7-Public Books: Or why I like the library, 8-Purchase Evaluation, 9-Process Versus Product, 10-Non-place and the Rationalization Of Everyday Life, 11-Mediating The Self Through The Web, 12-Finding The Point Of Declining Utility, 13-Youtube As Process, 14-Creating The Art Experience, 15-Calculating Value, 16-Open Standards And The Public Good, 17-Full Spectrum Ideology as a Terminal Condition, 18-Romanticizing Work: A Christian Ethic For Non-Christian People, 19-Feeding The Monolith: Falling In Love With The Group, 20-Lost In The Movement: Activism as Identity, 21-A New Language: Respecting New Context, 22-Carrier Of The Torch: Activism In Culture, 23-Becoming Ethical, 24-Overcoming Our Own Truth, 25-An Apology For My Generation, 26-Control, Goals, and Status, 27-A New Value In Culture: Response to 'Collage Culture', 28-A Tale Of Modern Business, 29-Learning To Stand As Me, 30-Motivations For Actions, 31-Lost In The Chase, 32-Thoughtfulness / Mid-brain Response, 33-Exploring The Song 'Folded Flag', 34-Thoughts On NSA Revelations, 35-Ring Diagrams Of Operational Motives, 36-Production As Feedback Loops, 37-Meaning, 38-Cars And Unnecessary Complications, 39-On Les Pauls and Decision Making, 40-On Empathy