The public figure is a product of the mass media system. Luhmann said that everything we know about the world comes from the mass media, which includes books, newspapers, etc., not just electronic media.
I’ve explored the topic of the public figure in a few posts. The following dialogue from Chekhov‘s 1896 play The Seagull, Act II, reminded me of this topic. The
People often talk about the transition to modern society in terms of the history of ideas. We can discuss an number of important books and
Are memes a kind of autopoietic system? Are the self-reproducing systems? This is what Wikipedia (You have to start somewhere!) says about memes: A meme (/ˈmiːm/MEEM)
The public is a creation of the mass media system. The mass media system, which began with the invention of the printing press, has one
In “The Mediatized Co-Mediatizer: Anthropology in Niklas Luhmann’s World,” published in Zygon: Journal or Religion and Science (2012), Young Bin Moon proposes to rename everything in terms