THE SUNDAY ESSAY: a clearer blueprint for cultural reform in the West

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Citizens under 25 or over 55 have more in common than they realise. If they join forces at local level, then over time practical community culture can take over from national political ideology as the best way to effect lasting change. 


KEEP THE STATE ON THE BACK FOOT. HAVE A PEACEFUL GOAL NOT A VIOLENT CAUSE. AND LEARN HOW TO BE A BLOODY NUISANCE.

Have you ever noticed how old people tell you the past was always better, and the more naive end of young people insist the future is going to be wonderful? They both agree that Now sucks. But in turn, the Young say the past was nasty and brutish (“before we ‘ad the EU, like”) while the Old insist that the future is bound to be a dystopian nightmare.

As a wrinkly, I would of course argue that our education taught us to be far less trusting…

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