Technosocial Womb

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Definition

The technosocial womb describes a state of technological connectivity where everything is the same distance away. Where all resources, all socialization and power are available at the touch of a button. Michel de Certeau writes, that to “visit the gleeful and silent experience of infancy: to be another, and go over to the other, in a place”.[1]. The reconnection of the individual to something greater, to real social interaction, is the womb state, the Garden of Eden, the utopia. In the same way, the technosocially connected individual can travel with a womb through which social sustenance may be delivered, because no social sustenance can be delivered by individuals in the modern public sphere.

References

  1. Augé, Marc. Non-Places. An Introduction to a Theory of Supermodernity. 1995. Pg. 83.