Published: Simon Gottschalk

Simon Gottschalk's (Sociology) interview on The Internet and the Infantilization of Western Society has just been published in the Portugese magazine SHIFTER. Gottschalk reflects on his writings in The Terminal Self: Everyday Life in Hypermodern Times (Routledge) and his Salon article The Infantilization of Western Culture, to explain how computer mediated interactions induce infantile tendencies, authoritarianism, and a general societal regression, He also explores resistance strategies to mitigate these problems.

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