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The Thin Veneer Of Cultural Iconology

In his article—Confessions of a Cultural Drop-out—published by Pajamas Media, Victor Davis Hanson slays the huffing and puffing dragon of popular culture by assessing the thin veneer of cultural iconology as it swishes by with no apparent staying power. His last few paragraphs begin with eerily the same language I just this past weekend used to describe my own general malaise which can also be summarily dismissed as simple aging by those who, in Kierkegaard's terms, simply refuse to make distinctions , so I start here... FINAL, ODD OBSERVATION. As I have dropped out of contemporary American culture and retreated...

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Divining The Messenger Of Change Called Obama

The second paragraph of this comment found at Pajamas Media is rather amusing, and probably more correct than not. here is a messenger now straddled upon us. “GUYS, I'VE BEEN severely depressed for the past several days. It’s unbelievable to me that a person with the character (deceit, conceit), beliefs (wealth redistribution, well documented hatred for this country, its past and its values), current behavior (flag, anthem), explicit plans (destruction of this country’s economy, remaking of this country’s constitution) and well documented past and current alliances and explicitly pledged allegiances, how a man like that can come within even a...