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Article posted Aug 22 2013, 10:55 AM Category: Commentary Source: Jeffrey Tucker Print

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Contemporary Pop-Culture Themes Point to a Conscious Awakening

Over the last year, I’ve had some sense that certain themes are emerging in pop literature and film—themes that are different from dominant strains of the past. I struggled to put my finger on it, but it finally it hit me what these themes are and why they matter.

The plot lines are highly suggestive of what it is like to live in (and overcome) an age of pervasive government control—an age pretty much like our own.

Five shows illustrate the point: Breaking Bad on AMC; Orange Is the New Black and House of Cards, both of which are currently making Netflix a mint in new subscribers; the insanely popular Hunger Games series of novels and films; and Boardwalk Empire, from HBO. Let’s look at what they have in common.

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Posted: Aug 22 2013, 12:11 PM


The article illustrates why the average citizen who supports the State, helped create this state of extreme bureaucratic inefficiency, will not bide well in the future. Those persons will be unable to adapt because adaption means consistent violation of the law - something a statist cannot do - in the reason that their morality is derived from written code. Take away the source of an individuals morality and they will crash. The bureaucratic monster machine of their making will hinder their standard of living and they will have no means to overcome it's obstacles.

Those who are against the State will thrive. Their code is derived from natural law. They will overcome and excel with no degradation to their sense of morality.

Posted: Aug 22 2013, 1:10 PM

Well said!

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