Thank you, for directly tying art of the ‘past’ and art of the ‘now’, to narcissism, so art…
Charles Harry Mackenzie

That theme — tying the day-to-day lives of people in the past to our experiences of “now” — is one of my favorites; I write about it all the time. My article “Fear and Loathing in World History” does for alcohol and drugs what the article above does for art — and “A Sumerian Walks Into a Bar…” does the same thing for dirty jokes.

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