Impervious horrors of a leeward shore (arpad) wrote,
Impervious horrors of a leeward shore


Once I thought that hooded sweatshirts of gangsta youngsters in movies were just a specific urban style.

But suddenly it come to me - it wasn't a style. It was just a cheapest clothing possible.

The same is true for Orthodox Jews community - at first sight their 19 century style furniture, black suits and white shirts projects an aura of prosperity. But it is misleading and what we actually see is poverty. The polished wooden furniture is just a cheap replica of old one and black suits are mostly mass production...

And, probably, the same is true for us. Take out our glasses, computers, cars - and what we are? Rich & free middle class people? Somehow I doubt it.


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