they’re a generation of total narcissists, and now that they are growing old and facing death, they can’t even conceive of their death.
they project their own coming death onto the world. They say, I’m not going to die, it’s the world that’s going to die.
They are individualists who believe that self-expression is the most important thing. This means that what you feel inside yourself, inside your head, is the most important thing in the world.
if the world is all in your head, then when you die, the world dies with you—it ceases to exist, because you can’t express yourself. Because narcissists don’t have anything beyond themselves, apart from their children, which is why these people are obsessed with their children
- modernism: dada, finnegans wake, constructivism
- postmodernism: math equations, boring, gay