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  • People are increasingly cynical about nostalgia
  • People are increasingly cynical about nostalgia
    Strelka Institute (2017) ©
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People are increasingly cynical about nostalgia

The act of remembering isn’t neutral – objective recollection is always pasted over with a layer of subjective evaluation, meaning the past is often filtered through rose-tinted glasses. But as the dangers of this false idealisation become apparent, there’s growing awareness of the dark side of nostalgia.

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