By Zygmunt Bauman
How are we to sift the knowledge that actually concerns from the lots of dead and beside the point garbage? How are we to derive significant messages from mindless noise?
we are facing the daunting job of attempting to distinguish the $64000 from the insubstantial, distil the issues that subject from fake alarms and flashes within the pan.
not anything escapes scrutiny so stubbornly because the traditional issues of lifestyle, hiding within the mild of misleading and deceptive familiarity. to show them into items of cognizance and scrutiny, they have to first be torn out from that day-by-day regimen: the it seems that ordinary has to be made unusual. this is often accurately what Zygmunt Bauman seeks to do in those forty four letters: each one tells a narrative drawn from usual lives, yet tells it that allows you to demonstrate an extraordinariness that we'd in a different way overlook.
Arresting, revealing, disconcerting, those snapshots of lifestyles by means of the main excellent analyst of our liquid glossy global will attract a large readership.
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44 Letters From the Liquid Modern World by Zygmunt Bauman