Subject: Re: How political-correctness ruined the Pirelli calendar
On 2/21/2018 9:18 AM, Mayayana wrote:
> "PeterN" <"peter,newdelete"@deleteverizon.net> wrote
> | That may be true, but it was leading in a sociological way. It had
> | people in highly responsible roles, regardless of their sex, race, or
> | religion. It had interracial kissing, which was considered taboo at the
> | time.
> Also, the ideal of helping democracy everywhere while
> avoiding cultural interference. Of course that was idealism,
> not an accurate portrayal of American industrial imperialism.
> But it was a good message.
> And the "lifestyle" model was revolutionary. It was
> basically a benign socialism brought about by the fruits
> of technology. And they had Siri before anyone had
> imagined the idea. It featured ubiquitous computing.
And doors that opened as you approached them.