Articles tagged with: history
Came across this very interesting map of Europe…. after seeing this can we still talk about “European identity”?
This was the decade where nobody wanted to confront the difficult truths of climate change — that in fact, nobody knows if it can be stopped and if it can, then the biggest problem is population control. Meanwhile, I’m sorry for all you suckers who’ve never visited the Maldives. I’ve been there, and it’s beautiful.
“A building is a symbol, as is the act of destroying it. Symbols are given power by people. A symbol, in and of itself, is powerless, but with enough people behind it, blowing up a building can change the world,” he says in the movie. If perhaps the rest of the time, the government is depicted as evil and V as inherently well-intentioned, in this moment he admits that what he is doing is pure myth.
A bomb, is among best media devices. A boogey-man always playing a light and shadow game. It lets you imagine the other with all its brutal contours. It also gives you opportunity to consume and produce passionate arguments. Imagine “we” as me and my neighbor. A kind of loose tribal allegiance.
This is an ad campaign created for The History Channel by their advertising agency, Ogilvy & Mather, in particular for the South African market. The interesting things about this campaign is that it has garnered much reaction from people around the world deeming it as “anti-American” and “offensive”.