Complaining about postmodernism ruining things these days is like worrying about the adverse effects of Spice Girls concerts: it has been a while since they were a thing, and there are quite a number of other things that happened between then and now which require more immediate attention
@theartguy those neoclassicists, man
@theartguy they didn't even pick something good to emulate [launches into an extended expounding on why someone else from a very similar but not quite identical time period is a better choice for emulating, ultimately culminating in a lengthy rant on why kids these days should learn 18th century Bavarian court dancing]
@theartguy there is a bug in the system ^^
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