ILLUMINATION
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ILLUMINATION

Being Commodified

Selling philosophy for money and maybe nobody cares.

Photo by Cosmic Timetraveler on Unsplash

Money buys voices and challenges integrity: It rots us to the core so our shell can be reproduced and sold off in mass quantity (common sense). Philosophy is a commercial product. It is a publicly funded institution.

Jason Holland wrote an essay called The Commodification of Art and the Illusions of Capitalism. He calls artists “contemporary shamans” and…

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