The New Narcissism

Writing at the Weekly Standard Andrew Keen looks in horror at the "great seduction of citizen media democratized content and authentic online communities." Peeling away the "sociological jargon" of the Web 2.0 movement – "which fuses 60s radicalism with the utopian eschatology of digital technology" – he lays bare its essential narcissism "with its obsessive focus on the realization of the self"

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