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T according to what allows us to thrive In other words our individual and collective realities are fictions – carefully constructed to enable us to maintain our particular perspectivesIt used to be that our fictions were rooted to reasonably solid things to people places and memories Today in an age of online personas alternative truths constant surveillance and an increasingly hysterical news cycle our realities are becoming flimsy and vulnerable than ever before Ours is now a zoomed in perspective where the backstage is centre stage We are both camera person and subject with new powers and new weaknessesOur personal and political spheres are dangerously merging How will the form and gramm. This is a case in which my star rating might be being skewed by the reader of this abridge audio presentation done in 5 13 minute segments Stephen Mangan did such a fantastic job He read in a very subdued mellow voice which conveyed a sense of deep consideration but also added emphasis where appropriate which added humanity I often have a hard time maintaining focus on non fiction that reuires deep consideration but Mangan s reading allowed me to follow every thought Conseuently I found the ideas and conclusions presented by the author Laurence Scott meaningful and pertinent particularly to life today Hi

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Picnic Comma Lightning

A BBC RADIO 4 BOOK OF THE WEEK 'A stylish playful exploration of what digital life is doing to the way we find meaning in the world' Guardian 'Book of the Week''A report from the front line of the digital generation by someone superbly well euipped to read and decode the signals' Sunday Times'A bravura investigation of our turbulent times' New Scientist 'Clever funny and deeply moving an engaging and thought provoking journey through the fakery of modern life' Mail on Sunday A spellbinding examination of the nature of reality by one of the brightest thinkers of todayCognitive science proposes that we have evolved to build mental maps of the world not according to its actual physical nature bu. Probably has a fairly narrow best before what with the politics and scientific discoveries mentioned although will be a valuable insight into a particular time A powerful way of exciting the relevant neurons seemingly scattershot then stringing back together connecting dots seeking and targeting parallels of the mind to modern tech etc Astute observations of the almost insignificant the mind elasticates meaning under stress the ineffable blooming into description for the bereaved thought process A thoughtful back and forth on current trends possible near futures and unforeseeable ripples of effect

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Ar of our feelings have to change in this over exposed environment Should any of our stories remain secret How are these phenomena changing the way we live How do we maintain a sense of reality in an increasingly fantastic world Picnic Comma Lightning is an innovative examination of the nature of reality in the twenty first century one that explores the key ethical political and neurological forces contouring our inner selves but also the old influences of grief and desire memory and imagination In it award winning author Laurence Scott provides a lively and accessible new philosophy for this epoch in Western civilisation one that will change the way you see the world and your place within it.


10 thoughts on “Picnic Comma Lightning

  1. says:

    From BBC Radio 4 Book of the WeekAn innovative examination of the nature of reality in the 21st century by award winning author Laurence Scott part personal memoir part philosophical exploration Read by Stephen Ma

  2. says:

    Probably has a fairly narrow ‘best before’ what with the politics and scientific discoveries mentioned although will be a valuable insight into a particular time A powerful way of exciting the relevant neurons seemingly scattershot then stringing back together connecting dots seeking and targeting parallels of the mind to mod

  3. says:

    This book is a linguistically brilliant exploration of what it means to experience reality in the 21 century The passing of

  4. says:

    An utterly fabulous book that transcends genre Scott gives a hypnotic light dappled account of the demise of truth and objectivity and the rise of subjectivity and storytelling all informed by the death of his parents Persuasive beautiful thrilling moving and mind exploding Science psychology philosophy biography

  5. says:

    I have just finished listening to a radio adaptation of this work which is described as follows'An innovative examination of the nature of reality in the 21st century by award winning author Laurence Scott part personal memoir part philosophical exploration Read by Stephen ManganWhen he was in his early 30s Laurence Scott's parent

  6. says:

    This is a case in which my star rating might be being skewed by the reader of this abridge audio presentation done in 5 13 minute segments Stephen Mangan did such a fantastic job He read in a very subdued mellow

  7. says:

    The way we currently talk about stories suggests that they don't just shape our realities but that stories are our realities page 8Thi

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    To the two certainties of life death and taxes you can add data collection p239 The death of the authors' parents contrasted to a version of reality filtered through stories the Internet of Things photographs hidden obscenit

  9. says:

    There’s a huge amount here of ideas perspectives jolts of recognition of truths and slow burning themes of integration isolation and confabulation What is also worth noting is the author’s elouence and turn of phrase I think this is a book I needwant to return again to I’m not sure the author is offering any solutions to our modern way of living unless a wider and deeper understanding is itself a solution

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    A dazzling meditation on the disreality of being alive post 2016 Scott wields popular culture technology literature and philosophy to assess one of our shared existence's most basic uestions Is this real?

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