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By Zygmunt Bauman

This liquid glossy global of ours, like every drinks, can't stand nonetheless and retain its form for lengthy. every thing retains altering - the models we persist with, the occasions that intermittently seize our recognition, the issues we dream of and issues we worry. And we, the population of this global in flux, think the necessity to comply with its pace by way of being ‘flexible' and regularly able to swap. we wish to understand what's going and what's prone to take place, yet what we get is an avalanche of data that threatens to crush us.

How are we to sift the data that actually concerns from the lots of lifeless and beside the point garbage? How are we to derive significant messages from mindless noise?
we are facing the daunting activity of attempting to distinguish the $64000 from the insubstantial, distil the issues that subject from fake alarms and flashes within the pan.

not anything escapes scrutiny so stubbornly because the usual issues of way of life, hiding within the gentle of misleading and deceptive familiarity. to show them into gadgets of awareness and scrutiny, they need to first be torn out from that day-by-day regimen: the it sounds as if typical needs to be made unusual. this is often accurately what Zygmunt Bauman seeks to do in those forty four letters: every one tells a narrative drawn from traditional lives, yet tells it with a purpose to exhibit an extraordinariness that we would another way overlook.

Arresting, revealing, disconcerting, those snapshots of lifestyles through the main awesome analyst of our liquid glossy international will entice a large readership.

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