The concept of acceptance is dominant in our social relations and contacts. In continuance with last year's theme of "Diversity," acceptance comes as a reflection, an investigation that lies under the weight of an intentional or unintentional, processed or not processed, finalized or not, relation to our openness with everyone else.
The acceptance for a situation could be a contradiction to the acceptance of a peculiarity or even an innovation that could create or establish a new relationship with it.
At the same time, the acceptance of an issue could hide a philosophical evaluation, that composes a tragic validation of things that could be fatal and inevitable, that could be corroborated as an expression of free will or even a random risky decision.
Emphasizing on our current digital era, we spend more and more time with our "smart" devices, therefor it is of vital importance to investigate the concept of acceptance through them. In our searches on line, the concept of acceptance is expressed through a question, as an option. To be precise that options that are give to us are:
1. Accept: η Αποδοχή 2. Manage preferences: Details for limited or optional acceptance 3. Do not accept: A choice that cannot be found in all the sites. When that option is not available you end up either avoiding browsing or accepting Accept. This "extortion" resolves any resistance and slowly transfuses to many of our activities.
The motion of accepting pop up cookies comes naturally and derives from our anxiety of moving forward and to not allow anything interrupt our browsing. Our initial hold back withers easily, since the development of a digital model of subjection contributes massively to the enforcement of mechanisms of addiction.
'Near Future Laboratory," a work group constituted by sociologists and doctors of the medical profession, managed to detect four different forms of spiritual exhaustion: Stress syndrome, Profiling Schizophrenia, Neglect Phobia and Obscurantism.
So how do we differentiate the concept of acceptance in the time or networking and web searching?
What do we accept as credible and real?
A new type of Education arises through the plurality and speed that we accept as results of an algorithmic search, thus changing the criteria of credibility.