Curtain Raiser

A very good read! Watch the Childish Gambino video “This is America” and keep some of this in mind. — YUR


Demand the Impossible (Again), Colltalers

It’s May, again, and if it wasn’t for our brain’s obsession with patterns, it’d would be just like the previous 49. But May 1968 was nothing like the ones before it, so it still resonates half a century later. Was it really a revolutionary year, at least for the West, or just our mind tricking us?
‘History repeats itself,’ said Karl Marx, born 200 years ago last Saturday, but the second time around is as a farce. Still, we’re bound to take these odds, regardless any inherent Apophenia, because times may be ripe for the kind of change that that month in the Sixties seemed to promise.
In reality, the causes for the explosive events led by students that took place in France, had little to do with other mass movements elsewhere in Europe, or the U.S. that year, except for a familiar denominator: people…

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1 Response to “Curtain Raiser”

  1. 1 unclerave May 11, 2018 at 10:54 am

    I invariably lose a couple followers every time I reblog a CollTales post! C’est la vie! LOL! — YUR

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