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Because I Said So

The story of London's Isle of Dogs points to a disappearance of both authority and obedience in the West.
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Bring Out the Bodies

The Coronavirus dwells in the interstices, and comes forth by highlighting the junctures fracturing civilization’s tectonic plates.
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Rave Revisionism

The event horizon of the West is the reaching of Peak Boomer.
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Narrative Displacement

Identity formation has been captured by an ideology that paints adversity as inherently destructive.
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Game Over

Industrialized leisure is yet another candidate for the title of the secular age's surrogate religion.
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Amnesiac Nostalgia

The modern Westerner, accustomed to practices that have ceased to be customs, is inwardly homeless.
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Escape and Inexorability

That mysterious and perhaps most destructive of all capabilities looms out from the abyss: freedom.
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Fecundity and Forgetting

A reflection on gentrification in London.