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The Cult Of The Amateur

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My favorite "Cult of the amateur" quotes.

My favorite "Cult of the amateur" quotes.

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  • Touché! You make a good point, and I hope when people will read these quotes they will react !... 'It is becoming more & more obvious that it is not starvation, not microbes, not cancer, but man himself who is mankind's greatest danger.' (Carl Gustav jung)
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  • My favoriteCult of the amateurquotes
    Mixed by Maarten Cannaerts
    Images: www.sxc.hu– “The cult of the amateur” was writtenbyAndrew Keen
  • Those whoknow most canbepersecutedbythosewhoknowleast.
  • …everything we do and saycan, in a couple of clicks, bedisseminatedthroughout the internet...
  • … but is any of itworthwatching?
  • Most of us have strongopinions, yet most of us are profoundlyuninformed.
  • In a media without gatekeepers, whereone’srealidentity is oftenhidden, the trulyempowered are the big companieswith the hugeadvertisingbudgets.
  • Google is a parasite. Itcreatesno content of itsown.
    Itssoleaccomplishment is havingfigured out analgorithmethat links preexisting content to otherpreexisiting content.
  • In our digital age, it is information– notknowledge – thatlends power
  • Web2 is the democratizationof the Orwelliannightmare…
  • Anyonecanbe big brother–all youneed is an internet connection.