[NetBehaviour] The Nightmare Of Participation

Rob Myers rob at robmyers.org
Mon Nov 1 11:02:54 CET 2010


"Welcome to Harmonistan! Over the last decade, the term “participation” 
has become increasingly overused. When everyone has been turned into a 
participant, the often uncritical, innocent, and romantic use of the 
term has become frightening. Supported by a repeatedly nostalgic veneer 
of worthiness, phony solidarity, and political correctness, 
participation has become the default of politicians withdrawing from 

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