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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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Thoughts on the ‘imitation of nobility culture’

One thing that I have found to be very influential is the theme of imitation of nobility by the common people.  This seemed to have great impact on the mentality and behaviour of the common people in western Europe.  It … Continue reading

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