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Tuesday, May 16, 2006
Really, nobody else gives a shit!

Simon Reynolds:

(Topic for a future thesis: the absolute terror people have of being seen as a snob-- another sign of how culture has become the battleground for blocked egalitarian impulses that in another age would have found expression in actual you know politics)
Well, that, or culture is the only place we can play at the fun game of egalitarianism, since "actual you know politics" requires a certain amount of elitism to function.

Not much else worth adressing in there, but it's interesting to read with the whole shame thing in mind.