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The Nostalgia Effect and Non Linear Time

Thursday 02 August 2012

‘No doubt many of you have seen the emails going around about the days of yore being so great. They all either say outright or strongly imply, ”Weren’t the 50′s (or whenever) innocent compared to now?”

No, they weren’t. WE were young and innocent. The times weren’t. As always.

Of course it was a different world and I don’t want to sound cynical, but let’s have a little reality check here. Yes it was perhaps not as obvious and draconian as it is today, although that’s arguable since it’s all relative, but the same processes were under way then as they are now.’

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