Re: Rifkin speaks in SCI AM

Michael Butler (
Tue, 2 Sep 1997 14:00:58 -0700 (PDT)

Oh heck, Rifkin is wrong, or I'm not "we"--I sometimes feel completed for
entire minutes at a time. Usually after an orgasm or other appropriate
hedonic engineering stimulus.

Then again, Sci Am isn't above misquoting; no journalist is. :)


On Tue, 2 Sep 1997, E. Shaun Russell wrote:

> Michael Bowling quoted Jeremy Rifkin:
> > "We're creating multiple personas. We're creating a thespian
> >sense of personality where we see ouselves as works of art, and we see
> >everything in our environment as a prop, as a set, as a stage, as a
> >backdrop for filling ourselves in. We don't see ourselves as ever
> >completed. We are in-formation."
> Wow. Those are beautiful words; you mean to tell me that Rifkin
> sees the above sentences as *bad* things?
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