NYT Book Review – The Darkening Age by Catherine Nixey

Bettany Hughes writes a great review for Catherine Nixey's The Darkening Age: The Christian Destruction of the Classical World. I knew I'd be interested in the book before I read Hughes' review, but I'm so glad I was able to find a few interesting quotes: ...Nixey makes the fundamental point that while we lionize Christian culture for preserving … Continue reading NYT Book Review – The Darkening Age by Catherine Nixey

Keep your Woodstock.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hpAMbpQ8J7g Warning: contains Zizek. I would like to offer this screenshot as a visual representation of how GenX was raised in the most disillusioned cultural environment, while continually doused with the marketing of Baby-Boomer nostalgia. (That nostalgia leaned markedly white and middle class.) My argument is GenX was disallowed its own cultural validation while standing … Continue reading Keep your Woodstock.