Looking at at ‘pop video’, it starts to look a lot like us: a few fairly primal urges and a weak narrative. We only see ourselves. Our-what? To describe something, you couch it in terms of ‘us’: nations as schoolkids, markets as hysterical. We only see ourselves. So when we see everything else, we see ourselves? Nothing. Every time we try, the concept turns out to be partial, flawed, without a center. We learn about ourselves by looking outward, not inward.
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