EXPLORING THE LUXURY OF SPEED VOL.II
Dromology is derived from the Greek ‘dromos’ which means: race course. The theory of dromology interprets the world and reality as a resultant of velocity.
"Speed is the sole agent and measure of progress."
In Paul Virilio’s 1977 essay entitled “Speed and Politics”, the french philosopher makes a compelling case for an interpretation of history, politics and society in the context of speed. In fact for him, speed became the sole agent and measure of progress.
It is with this meaning in mind that he coined the term 'dromology', which he defined as the "science (or logic) of speed“. Dromology is important when considering the structuring of society in relation to warfare and modern media. He noted that the speed at which something happens may change its essential nature, and that which moves with speed, quickly comes to dominate, that which is slower.
Whoever controls the territory possesses it. Possession of territory is not primarily about laws and contracts, but first and foremost a matter of movement and circulation.
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