Christopher Lasch: ‘Nostalgia’

English: Christopher Lasch, during his 1991 ap...

English: Christopher Lasch, during his 1991 appearance on Richard Heffner’s PBS program The Open Mind. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 

“A society that has made “nostalgia” a marketable commodity on the cultural exchange quickly repudiates the suggestion that life in the past was in any important way better than life today. ”
Christopher Lasch