Plan B - Mainstream



The first relationship that defines us as subjects is the one we build with the out- side world — every human being needs a specific relation to its environment. Generally, everyone wants to be happy, what- ever that means for each individual. Soci- ety provides a ready-made solution for this existential task, developed and tested by fellow men, who also adhere to the present concept of culture. This model — we call it mainstream — works quite well in the cur- rent form of capitalism in Central Europe, at least for many participants

They are quite happy, subjectively self- satisfied within their world. Objectively, there is nothing to question about that. There is hardly any war, the only funda- mental threats we know are those we see in the media. We are allowed to distinguish ...