Death by a Thousand Blogs - New York Times
I'm switching away from the Christian Left for a moment of asking questions about civil society. Identities float freely on the web, which means that journalists like Li Xinde can employ the internet for culture hacking on the grand scale.
Below: a little digression into the eighteenth century, for a case about why what people like Li Xinde do with the internet will prove so powerful in programming the future. A little, that is, about the functioning of spectacle.