[Air-l] Wiki and Mao

J. J. japeks at hotmail.com
Sat Sep 9 12:34:49 PDT 2006

>From Newsweek Magazine:

Yes, to Lanier, subsuming one's identity into an electronically aggregated 
mass is akin to the mob fervor seen in China during the chairman's rule. "If 
you look at the history of youth cultural movements, they tend to go one of 
two ways," he explains. "One is in the direction of individual expression 
and creativity; the best example is the '60s. The other way is to lose 
themselves in the collective, binding themselves into a gang—as in the 
Cultural Revolution."



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