We are all swept away by the normative idioms of our era. It is only really ever true that in retrospect the particular peculiarities of cultural identity and material self-expression become apparent. This (our) moment in time is not marked by any unique idiom or stylistic trait so much as the aggregate and accelerating dissolution, disassembly and recombinatory generation of novelty in new forms of behavioural self-expression. The trend is now not mere copying, nor copying of copying; it is the recusively self-gravitating and exponentially accelerating replication of the process of replication itself.

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