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Immediate Gratification, Immediate Alienation?

Shot Of The Day: October 7, 2017





QOTD: We are born into a world where alienation awaits us. We are potentially men (sic), but are in an alienated state, and this state is not simply a natural system. Alienation as our present destiny is achieved only by outrageous violence perpetrated by human beings on human beings.
— R.D. Laing
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Backstory: I heard from a friend that some Staten Island parents give their daughters breast implants as high school graduation gifts. What message are they sending? The song choice reflects my view of this behaviour. To quote a part of Gang of Four’s sarcastic and caustic lyric: Make up makes up for your nature, You’re for seeing and not for hearing…

Locale: Inside a Marcusean Dimension (Rosebank)

Equipment: Nikon D5500 / Sigma 18~200mm f3.5-6.3 DC

 

Gang Of Four – A Hole In The Wallet: www.youtube.com/watch?v=smssFJEyK0E


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