Category Archives: Victorianism and Victorian society

Thoughts on “bourgeois society” – its effects, problems, and reactions toward it

Recently, I mentioned that much of my life has been a reaction to and against the condition and problems of bourgeois society.  In many ways, my life, and the attitudes I have developed, are based in the problems bourgeois society … Continue reading

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Various thoughts on the “Victorian” era – “modernism”, apprehension, war, mass communication, and conflict of ideas

Here are some thoughts I had: THE “VICTORIAN” ERA I tend to view that we are still in the “Victorian” era.  Perhaps the term “Victorian” isn’t the best word but I continue to use it as it makes it clear … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the expressions: “mother nature” and “the birds and bee’s” – aspects of the Victorian symbolism of springtime

Here’s a thought I had: I have often heard two expressions that has always made me wonder of their origin:  “Mother nature” “The birds and the bee’s” It seems, to me, that both of these have origin in the Victorian era (1800’s).  They … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the phases of Victorian society – defining what an “era” is

Here’s a thought I had: It seems to me that we are still in the “Victorian” era.  That is to say, we are still under its sway and influence.  Perhaps, we could say that we are in a “post-Victorian phase” … Continue reading

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Thoughts on ‘secular oppression’

Here’s a thought I had (it seems that I may of spoken of similar themes, or maybe even repeated this theme, in other blogs though I cannot remember which ones): Recently, I have been speaking of something which I keep calling … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the ‘failed sex’ – how many female traits have failed – a hidden crisis of the American female

Some time ago I said another one of those statements that stunned me but ended up proving very revealing.  During a conversation I wanted to say something (which I actually did not say): “Most female traits have now become outdated and have … Continue reading

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Thoughts on a Victorian cause for female low self-esteem in Western society: a failure of the Victorian mother???

Here’s a thought I had: While thinking one day I got on the subject of female low self-esteem, which I see examples of just about wherever I go.  I’ve known, for years, that a lot of it began with British … Continue reading

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