Sexuality and Foucault

While reading "The History of Sexuality - Volume 1: An Introduction" by Michel Foucault, his words were slightly perplexing. Therefore, please bear with me through this post if I interpreted anything incorrectly. In this reading, Foucault discusses a few concepts to further understand this idea of sex and sexuality. One idea is the repressive hypothesis, …

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Is Digital Media the New Panopticon?

Foucault describe this idea of the Panopticon as being a tower that oversees surrounding cells, and in those cells are individuals who can't see outside of the cell or into the cell next to them. Therefore, it seems as though that the individual is trapped. They are under constant surveillance and are permanently visible to the …

Culture Industry

Through this reading we learn a lot about the Culture Industry through the eyes of Horkheimer and Adorno. What they believe is that individuals are often brainwashed about every single thing they see. They feel like there is now originality and that humans can’t think for themselves. That’s why we have different forms of technology …