Abroad – Do-It-Yourself Culture Thrives Despite Globalism – NYTimes.com

So maybe the world really isn’t flat after all.

Abroad – Do-It-Yourself Culture Thrives Despite Globalism – NYTimes.com: “The common denominator of popular culture — which these days encompasses so many things that you could even include all sorts of high culture — seems to have just intensified the need people now feel to distinguish themselves from it. And global technology has made this easier by providing countless individuals, microcultures and larger groups and movements with cheap and convenient means to preserve and disseminate themselves.”

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