Sarai Reader 08: Fear

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Title

Sarai Reader 08: Fear

Description

Modernity’s great promise – the freedom from fear, now lies in ruins. One can argue that this vision was always compromised – modernity (especially in the form that emerged in the West, under Capitalism) always hid its own fears, and hid from its own fears - the fear of epidemics, of urban panic, of the homeless multitude and of criminal activity. This led to a drive for transparency: for separating the civic from the criminal, the civilised and the barbaric peoples, the human from the non human, life from the machine...

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Creator

Monica Narula, Shuddhabrata Sengupta and Jeebesh Bagchi (Editors)

Publisher

The Sarai Programme, CSDS

Date

2010

Rights

CC BY-NC-ND 2.5 India

Collection

Citation

Monica Narula, Shuddhabrata Sengupta and Jeebesh Bagchi (Editors), “Sarai Reader 08: Fear,” s a r a i | a r c h i v e, accessed October 25, 2014, http://archive.sarai.net/items/show/13.