Superficial Reflections

“To swing with the rhythms of another is to enrich oneself — the conception of the learning process as dug by Hip is that one cannot really learn until one contains within oneself the implicit rhythm of the subject or the person.”

“(And yet crazy is also the self-protective irony of the hipster.”

“the nihilism of Hip proposes as its final tendency that every social restraint and category be removed”

“the organic growth of Hip depends on whether the Negro emerges as a dominating force in American life”

4 thoughts on “Superficial Reflections

  1. No comments from you on the Sasha Frere-Jones article in the New Yorker on indie-rock and African-American influences? Is it a hipster problem if there is a problem? Ha.

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