I have emphasized how Foucault's interest in environmentally can be advanced in the context of smart cities to consider how distributions of power within and through environments and environmental technologies are performative of the operations of citizenship--rather than of the individual subjectness
What facilitates or inhibits digital communication, the autonomous-interdependent subjectness
of the users?
Zigmunt Bauman explains this phantasmatic identification of the consumer with the commodity: "in the society of consumers no one can become a subject without first turning into commodity, and no one can keep his or her subjectness
secure without perpetually resuscitating, resurrecting and replenishing the capacities expected and required of a sellable commodity" (12).
It would seem that second transcendence in its ineradicable recalcitrance to complete objectification, is pointed beyond both objectness and subjectness
to transobjective and transsubjective transcendence ([T.
relative to subjectness
, the quality of subject, is different from shukanteki: subjective, i.
Perceiving the acrobat's loss of subjectness
, the spectators experienced their own loss of concept, a loss of the symbolic, that is, a loss of self (Mead, 1934; Lacan, 1977).