Heroic Modernism, Atemporality, Design Fiction, Network Culture, Retrofuturism & spaceships.
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Perhaps this identification with one’s parents (before they were parents) is an attempt to find a personal connection to the past that doesn’t rely on one’s own memories. It’s literally intergenerational nostalgia.
The 40-year nostalgia cycle