The Stark Truth: Siryako Akda on the Fifth Freedom

February 22, 2012

Sam Fisher

Robert Stark and Siryako Akda discuss:

  • The meaning of Marshall McLuhan’s famous dictum, “The medium is the message”;
  • The attenuated importance of video games as a means of transmitting culture;
  • The collective psychological implications of video games like Splinter Cell;
  • The quest for identity;
  • Self-determination vs the pursuit of wealth/globalization;
  • The erosion of distinctive local cultures and their replacement by consumer culture.

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