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The Disruption of Extreme Individualism, as Seen in a Commercial

October 6, 2017 3 Comments
The Disruption of Extreme Individualism, as Seen in a Commercial

The commercial below is a humorous illustration of the clash of cultures. As the scene opens, we see a formally clad orchestra performing the famed Brandenburg Concerto. The focus then shifts to a percussionist at the back of the orchestra. The man proceeds to bring the entire orchestra to a halt by engaging in a […]

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Cerberus, the Three-Headed Dog. An Allegory for What Ails Our Culture?

February 25, 2011 15 Comments

In ancient Greek mythology the dog Cerberus guarded the entrance to Hades (the misty and gloomy underworld, the abode of the dead), permitting anyone to enter but none to leave. Cerberus  is usually depicted as a three headed dog and some have tried to link this to his seeing the past, present and future. Cerberus’ […]

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