discipline

yeah.. that .. all the red flags..

fitting to higher ed ref as well.. oi us

adding page while reading bob black’s abolition of work:

The degradation which most workers experience on the job is the sum of assorted indignities which can be denominated as “discipline.Foucault has complexified this phenomenon but it is simple enough. Discipline consists of the totality of totalitarian controls at the workplace — surveillance, rotework, imposed work tempos, production quotas, punching -in and -out, etc. Discipline is what the factory and the office and the store share with the prison and the school and the mental hospital. It is something historically original and horrible. It was beyond the capacities of such demonic dictators of yore as Nero and Genghis Khan and Ivan the Terrible. For all their bad intentions they just didn’t have the machinery to control their subjects as thoroughly as modern despots do. Discipline is the distinctively diabolical modern mode of control, it is an innovative intrusion which must be interdicted at the earliest opportunity.

supposed to’s of school/work et al

You find the same sort of hierarchy and discipline in an office or factory as you do in a prison or monastery

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