Subscriber Account active since. There's a reason the first episode of the new season of the hit new Netflix series "Black Mirror" is called "Nosedive. It envisions a world in which we're completely dependent upon social media. Each of us chases after a desirable "rating" — an average score out of 5 stars that's affected by everything from that sideways glance you gave the woman walking past you on your morning commute to the lack of enthusiasm you displayed for the birthday gift your co-worker gave you. It's not too far-fetched from the world we live in now.
Isaiah Berlin (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy)
Wright, She is on the higher side of the rating spectrum, yet she continues to aim higher. Lacie is always giving full ratings to everyone regardless of their status but pays particular attention to those who have more stars. The difference between giving high-status individuals good ratings and mid-range individuals is the hopes that they return the favour. Trying to achieve too much too quickly will not result in good ratings for anyone, including Lacie. Unlike those in the mid-range, high rating elites will not always return the five stars that were …show more content… She never lets her guard down when it comes to her social media ratings.
Philosophy of Education
Her daily routine is filled with the constant worry and pressure of upholding her social image, which she believes to be a normal life. We all do. Lacie and the rapidly growing online community are interacting in an artificial manner, one which does not have true meaning and character.
Filmed in , for some people it might seem unreasonable to write a review on a show released five years ago. The problems it shows and discusses are a scourge of the world we live in nowadays, even though the show depicts them in a somewhat grotesque and exaggerated way, and getting people to think about current social wrongs. Have you ever thought of western society as a global reality show, each participant chasing the ghost of ephemeral success? A show, in which people are not appreciated and valued, but rather evaluated and judged based on their external parameters or talents? A show, in which one person out of a million gets it all, while others are doomed to go through the same monotonous routine year after year, without a single blink of hope?