As you see my blog is not frequently update for some time. First, this is the result of rather negligible traffic and small audience, and that mere fact is hardly encouraging for wring new posts, secondly I am more active on my Tumblr, and current events are more likely to be commented by me on Twitter.
Thirdly, only recently I come up with the direction of my blog.
So, on this blog I won’t publish my playlist, memes, pictures, videos etc. My personal Tumblr is better suited to this: http://doktorno83.tumblr.com/
There will no relevant links, commentary on current events etc. This is a job for my Twitter: https://twitter.com/doktorno/
So what will be published here? Long reads, with lots of illustrations and accompanying multimedia from the usual mix of my thought, opinions, popculture, science and technology, intended for reading in free time, published in few weeks cycle.
I promise, that I’ll keep writing!
“You can tell the ideas of a nation by its advertisements.”
George Norman Douglas
Early 1990’s were a really confusing period in history of Poland and other Central European countries, because that was the time when on one hand people were taking taste of freedom after collapse of Communist regime, but on the other hand they were badly hit by mundane problems of socio-economical-political transformation: unemployment, poverty, inflation, disappointing politics and fear over future.
Anxiety about the future were mixing together with blind relish with Western popular culture and consumerism. The fall of totalitarian ideology combined itself with chaotic and bizarre notions of “freedom”. Clueless people were trying to understand new reality of capitalism. And early TV commercials were a reflection of those times. Let’s see this by ourselves:
During the time of important national holidays (Workers Day, Flag Day, Constitution’s Day) lets consider few words of wisdom from the deep bowels of the history:
Source of the quote: Jan Gerhard, “Charles de Gaulle”, Książka i Wiedza, Warszawa 1973