Reading: Welcome to the Machine by Derrick Jensen and George Draffan

Reading: Welcome to the Machine by Derrick Jensen and George Draffan


Welcome to the Machine: Science, Surveillance, and the Culture of Control
by Derrick Jensen and George Draffan

If the prospect of perpetual surveillance and psychological warfare alarms you, you are not alone. Most people would be disturbed if you told them that everything from their store purchases to their public transit rides are recorded and filed for government or corporate access. But more often than not, the smooth, silent cleanliness of its operation allows the Machine of Western Civilization to go unnoticed. In Welcome to the Machine, Jensen and Draffan draw our attention back to its eerie, persistent white noise and take a cold, hard, human look at the cultural conditions that have led us to all but surrender to its hum.

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2 Replies to “Reading: Welcome to the Machine by Derrick Jensen and George Draffan”

  1. will this book?

    Enhance my awareness of our social world? Or will it sell a opinion? Or will it toss more fuel on the fires of paranoia?

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