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Robert Laffont
EAN : 9782221192931
Shaping : POCHE
Pages : 208
Size : 110 x 177 mm
The disappearance of transparency

Release date : 21/04/2016
~How has the notion of transparency become the
dominant ideology in today’s society?
~In theory, few notions seem as virtuous and
inoffensive as “transparency.” However,
when we really look at it, the boundless
search for “transparency” is in the middle of
erasing a boundary that was considered
sacred until recently: the boundary
between the public and private spheres.
Whether it concerns the tabloids or reality
shows, the lives of our leaders,...
~In theory, few notions seem as virtuous and
inoffensive as “transparency.” However,
when we really look at it, the boundless
search for “transparency” is in the middle of
erasing a boundary that was considered
sacred until recently: the boundary
between the public and private spheres.
Whether it concerns the tabloids or reality
shows, the lives of our leaders, the way
media treats information or new
technology, the demand for transparency
has imposed itself on every area of society,
sliding surreptitiously from a moral
injunction to a fantasy of absolute control,
at the risk of driving us to the brink of
totalitarianism. It is precisely to this danger
that Mazarine Pingeot wants to call our
attention.
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EAN : 9782221192931
Shaping : POCHE
Pages : 208
Size : 110 x 177 mm
Robert Laffont