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Isn't embracing some sense of being the other an essential part of being human? A way of recognizing and affirming our common humanity?

So why is Goth/Punk "alternative" and not mainstream?

I think this is related to my point about religion not having a role in public life in the West, which I make in reply to a post by wchurchill below.

A bomb, H bomb, Minuteman / The names get more attractive / The decisions are made by NATO / The press call it British opinion -- The Three Johns

by Alexander on Fri Mar 30th, 2007 at 03:16:38 PM EST
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