By Charles Thorpe
In this e-book, the writer attracts on Karl Marx’s writings on alienation and Erich Fromm’s perception of necrophilia so as to comprehend those facets of latest tradition as expressions of the domination of the dwelling by means of the lifeless less than capitalism. Necroculture is the ideological mirrored image and fabric manifestation of this simple function of capitalism: the guideline of lifeless capital over dwelling exertions. the writer argues that necroculture represents the subsumption of the area via vampire capital.
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