In this latter regard, ecological science, despite the narrow social space to which it limits itself, provides psychogeography with abundant data. The ecological analysis of the absolute or relative character of fissures in the urban network, of the role of microclimates, of distinct neighborhoods with no relation to administrative boundaries, and above all of the dominating action of centers of attraction, must be utilized and completed by psychogeographical methods. Her itinerary forms a small triangle with no significant deviations, the three apexes of which are the School of Political Sciences, her residence and that of her piano teacher. But the action of chance is naturally conservative and in a new setting tends to reduce everything to habit or to an alternation between a limited number of variants.
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As a result, Debord attended high school in Cannes, where he began his interest in film and vandalism. After ending his stint at the University of Paris, he began his career as a writer. The SI was known for a number of its interventions in the art world, which included one raid against an international art conference in Belgium during  that included a large pamphlet drop and significant media coverage, all of which culminated in the arrest of various situationists and sympathizers associated with the scandal.
In addition to this action, the SI endeavored to formulate industrial painting, or, painting prepared en masse with the intent of defaming the original value largely associated with the art of the period. Vaneigem wrote a biting criticism of Debord and the International.
He had agreed to have his films released posthumously at the request of the American researcher, Thomas Y. After dissolving the Situationist International, Debord spent his time reading, and occasionally writing, in relative isolation in a cottage at Champot with Alice Becker-Ho, his second wife.
He continued to correspond on political and other issues, notably with Lebovici and the Italian situationist Gianfranco Sanguinetti. It has been suggested that his dark depiction of this period was a suicide note of sorts. Perhaps in order to end the suffering caused by these conditions, Debord committed suicide by shooting himself in the head or possibly heart on 30 November This was not the first time he attempted to end his life.
Debord was said to be "victim of the Spectacle he fought".
The theory of the derive described by Guy Debord
Theory of the derive People are always surrounded by phenomena and situations that make them behave in a particular, unique manner. The theory of the derive described by Guy Debord is a pointer to the psychogeograpgy that usually encounters human beings and sometimes gets them unawares. When one finds themselves in such a situation, they have to behave in a way or manner that will portray them as human beings with the dignity that they deserve. The novel Hopscotch, especially some selected chapters like chapter twenty one through to twenty three have a characteristic derive nature as portrayed by the characters. The fundamental differences between Olivera and La Maga in this novel also portray the characteristic nature that can be likened to the theory of the derive.
It all started with the movement known as the Situationist International SI. Which worked from to subvert the conservatives ideology of the Western world. They believe that all rules and sterilization of the world was making it dull and lacking spontaneity and playfulness. Why not, they thought, have the people make choices on what kind of architecture they want to see in the cities? Since they are going to live there they would want to know what kinds of experiences they want to have. The derive involves playful and constructive behaviors and an awareness of psychogeographical effects.
The ecological analysis of the absolute or relative character of fissures in the urban network, of the role of microclimates, of distinct neighborhoods with no relation to administrative boundaries, and above all of the dominating action of centers of attraction, must be utilized and completed by psychogeographical methods. Her itinerary forms a small triangle with no significant deviations, the three apexes of which are the School of Political Sciences, her residence and that of her piano teacher. But the action of chance is naturally conservative and in a new setting tends to reduce everything to habit or to an alternation between a limited number of variants. Progress means breaking through fields where chance holds sway by creating new conditions more favorable to our purposes. An insufficient awareness of the limitations of chance, and of its inevitably reactionary effects, condemned to a dismal failure the famous aimless wandering attempted in by four surrealists, beginning from a town chosen by lot: Wandering in open country is naturally depressing, and the interventions of chance are poorer there than anywhere else.
People can derive as individuals or as small groups. They leave behind their relations, work, and any other activities, and let themselves be drawn by whatever catches their interest and then experience the encounters they find there. It is best done in an urban area where one can easily pass from one distinct neighborhood to another. The country is not ideal for derives at all, because there is less opportunity for chance encounters or variation in the environment. Regions in a city are not necessarily demarcated on a map.