reprage

Teenagers were displaced first; they used to be the ones who decided the next big trend. A little confused, parents used to follow as they endeavored to relate with their children who were forging their own culture in new and unexpected ways.

But with the machines embracing and modifying culture at breakneck speed, teenagers moved down the cultural pecking order to sit alongside our grandparents. We were all helplessly looking on and trying to make sense of the waves of new slang, music, and sitcoms. The machines loved sitcoms.

Use the comments to complete the following, “I used to be with ‘it,’ but then ____.”

A photo of a large sculpture depicting the desire for cooler light, crafted by IVÁN NAVARRO, digital art.

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