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by Ovidiu Bufnila
What are our thoughts about our world? What do we really want? We have a choice to make! There are different scenarios. Virtuality delivers a blow to the economy that is still being studied in the dusty academies with their obsolescent teachers, deaf to the noise of wars. The economy of war is in bloom just like roses, be they red, blue or yellow. Turning the war actions into occult issues stands for the watchword, and the one who is optimistic, may go to sleep peacefully, as the old economical ideologies and theories are already kept in the museum of nations in decline. It is the resources that will support the warrior's power and not his religiosity. Swallowed up rapidly, the Eastern economies depart this life, whereas the economicoccidental model approaches the glorious death. The virtual economy appears to be victorious, but wars and local intricacies will control the enthusiasm or the economical collapse. The monitors will become public assets and making the virtual become vulgar won't lead to the greatness of democracy or to its blossom, but to its implacable end. Aren't they obsolescent, those thinkers who dream of the computerized elector in a world in which you get viruses by e-mail or you're bought for a mere nothing. Whole masses will find themselves out in a slavery by means of just one click. Marxism, liberalism and authoritarianism will succumb in front of the new economy, a war economy, because the war is substantial and lucrative. The anti-war organizations will thrive, being submitted to profit, too. The secret services will be in stand-by, waiting for the imminent discovery of secrets to come out, by means of economical acts and the virtual barter will be enthroned as king. The barter will stand for the World Emperor and the Antichrist in the same time. The destruction of the family by monosexualism and by decadent performance of the highly advertised vulva, won't do but destroying the budget of the classical couple towards the flow of the new economy. The states will be pulverized by individualism and by anti-monopolism while the big corporations will shrink untill they get to zero degree of the entropy, whereas the petiness of resources will generate new wars. But not wars in themselves represent the subtle meaning of the future economy, but the war-like circumstances. The minorities, too weak in the economical point of view, to fight lasting wars, but full of liveliness in terms of spirituality and solidarity, will make a reliable market for the war artifact and they will lead to the zones coterminous to the war economy. The militarized India will lead to the economical bankrupcy of China, while Russia will try to control its outskirts by means of commercial paper of war, not by war itself. The virtual barter will be Emperor and Antichrist in a world where the subtle meteorologic war might be victorious, while the nationalist theory or economical liberalism will remain supportless. The State will end up in obsolescence, its power structures being virused and necrosed by rival groups, by blackmail and corruption, and the economical liberalism will be killed by death economy, by a chaotic religious spirit that will not claim economical freedom, but the liberty of economical death. The lack of sense and the imaginary movement of the sale markets will affect any economical prognosis, the chaos installment being necessary in order to find out a new economical order. The movements opposing to globalisation are but a reflection of the global authoritative act, an adjuvant which produces lucrative economical facts, starting from the funds supplementation for the defense industry, up to the corruption acts in the city councils that had been defeated by the globalisation battles. The economical forces will also end up in spleen or in mirrage of the virtual game, the cyber-workers being only an optical illusion. Shareholders will lose more and more of their power, the virtual hazard taking the place of the so-called decision or assembly of shareholders. The markets with variable geometry are the fields of the future, just like the oil fields will enter under the influence of China or Russia or of the Orient or the United States or of some unions and international agreements. The economy with variable geometry will be the keystone as the electronic barter will become the fundamental issue in a world in which, if it doesn't assume an all-embracing mission, even illusory, will succumb in tens and hundreds of war-like phases with substantial profit on a short term. The war-like economies will tear down the states, the armies, nowadays broken off , getting back its full powers. The complexities, governed by brilliant or confused minds, will make use of the warrior enthusiasm of minorities in the detriment of the metropole which, from the economical point of view, will be backed by the outskirts, be they Assian, European or Mexican. The Metropole will end up in ideological confruntations, while the virtual barter will destroy it corrupting its army of civil servants, and virtualising its economical utopia, that governed the world against it, by means of the camp and of the apocalypse, by propaganda and lack of artifact or by artifact abundance as a last meaning of the existence. The masses will be seduced and they will throw themselves blindly in the whirlpool of the consumption breaking the artifact and thus depriving it of its meaning. But we are the ones to make the decision. Our only alternative is democracy. The dark scenarios could become reality. We are the ones to decide.
translated by Ioana Bostan
Awarded for the philosophy of the modern war, USA
Awarded for the decoding images, United Kingdom
Awarded for the scenario and concept, USA
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