#AdHackManifesto

1. Advertising shits in your head, it is a form of visual and psychological pollution.

2. Removing/Replacing/Defacing advertising is not vandalism, it is an act of tidying up that is both legally and morally defensible.

3. The Visual Realm is a Public Realm, it is part of the commons, it belongs to everyone, so nobody should be able to own it.

4. Outdoor Advertising can and should be banned, Sao Paulo did it in 2006, Grenoble followed suit in 2015.

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@GreenandBlack Modern advertising is terrible, I agree, but I get sad when people completely disregard the role that advertising could play in human society if it weren't so closely tied to consumerism like it is now.

At its most abstract, advertising amplifies & concentrates human attention, & I don't think that's always a bad thing – humans need ways to do that. We've reached a point of information saturation in society where ideas need *some* sort of mechanism to become salient in public consciousness.

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