The mind that judges and desires and decides, made up these suggestions. But all these suggestions are our suggestions.
To enjoy the material comforts of the modern age, while disassociating from it is such a common dream. That’s why to harken back to a more civilized age remains one of the surest methods of suggestion in the commercial arsenal. But to dress the ideal of the past in the trappings of contemporary style softly erases any sense of contradictory self-awareness. It represents the next level of nostalgia.