Civilization must be monitored and rid of deviant pleasures; the symptoms of totalitarian progress are multiplying in public spaces: censorship and repression of evil pleasures are ubiquitous, a proliferation of media and pornography, chips implanted in the living body, molecular intelligence with a chemical engine, incestuous interferences of the flesh and technology, the advent of a virtual humanity adapting to the disappearance of the senses, freed speech, external to the pleasure it describes; like a peepshow, the limitation of physical contact and the relegation of the individual to the role of passive consumer are reinforced by the development of digital networks; but the accursed part of the human remains uncontrolled.
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