Author: Ahmad Parmley

Americanism

The American system is a great external apparatus, an inexplicable machine which one might call the objective spirit of the United States and which over here they call “Americanism”; it is a monstrous complex of myths, of values, of formulae, of slogans, of symbols and of rites.

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Letters to the Editor, #09

Dear Sirs, Re: Article ‘Tramspotting”- Issue #8 As one who regularly peruses your magazine, I was gratified, amused, surprised and saddened by the format of the above article. Allow me, if I may, to explain the reasons behind this array of emotions. The gratification arose from the fact that it is always extremely pleasant to know that something that began inside my head is considered, by others, to be worthy of reproduction and onward transmission. The format, self evidently, originated from the poster for the excellent film “Trainspotting”. {loadposition content_adsensecontent} However, as I am certain that at least one...

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