Category Archives: Victorianism, Bourgeoisie, noble imitation, and sycophancy

Thoughts on the Victorians and the “media culture” it created, with remarks about some of its effects

Here’s a thought I had: It seems, to me, that what is often called Victorian is really an image created by media.  And so anything Victorian is more a reference to a media-based image than a society, culture, or time.  … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the “macaroni” and “dandy” – revealing aspects about the origin of the Bourgeois/Victorian Culture and modern mentality

There are a number of things that have a great impact on the development of modern mentality.  These are: The bourgeoisie which I generally view as primarily consisting of common people trying to imitate the nobility and aristocracy Victorianism which … Continue reading

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More thoughts on the growing female identity problem and alienation – the “female problem” – continuing effects of dehumanization

Recently, I made this statement: “The female, nowadays, has become alienated from the mother instinct.  That is to say, the mother instinct keeps prodding them but they are not in tune with it or are disassociated with it.  This is … Continue reading

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Thoughts on my reaction to an American form of the “culture of sycophant’s” – the “yupi” (yuppie) movement and aspects about it

I was brought up in a society influenced by the “culture of sycophant’s” (see my article “More thoughts on the bourgeoisie mentality – the influence of the “culture of sychophant’s”“).  Over the years, its become clear that the sycophant lifestyle has had … Continue reading

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More thoughts on the bourgeoisie mentality – the influence of the “culture of sychophant’s”

Recently, some more ideas have appeared concerning the early origin and growth of the bourgeoisie mentality.  I wrote some early thoughts in this article:  “Thoughts on “bourgeois society” – its effects, problems, and reactions toward it“.  Of course, its all speculation (as … Continue reading

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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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