Using Roland Barthes’ A Lover’s Discourse as an example as I begin the construction of my book ..
In the western part of the world, most religious belief systems have been replaced, or updated if you want, by a belief in technology. But for the biggest part of the world this hasn’t been the case. India is one of those places in the world where traditional values meet future technologies. Or, put differently: where Belief Systems meet Operating Systems. For the people in the picture, there might not be a contradiction here.