Hey /b/ros get a load of that
Yeah, it's not an expression of confidence anymore, is it? (Basing this on having read about three Delillo books.)
Would you say americans seem more prone to relying on these codes? Certainly wouldn;t surprise me, but then again I have no frame of reference.
yes I think so, some of the ones i've met at parties i sensed there was a default ingratiating quality to how they acted that makes us danes uncomfortable
yeah, much more fun to be at a party where a roomful of brooding social malcontents stand around and stare at the floor.
Yeah - America as the Rome to Britain's Athens. Craner could probably point us to a good essay (perhaps he wrote) about the foolishness of the UK's post-war leaders who thought this and thoroughly endorsed it.isn't there a trend among american alt culture diagnosticians of comparing USA to the Roman Empire? dissecting the decadence, eschatologizing the great looming fall.