Instant Hagiography, Digital Mourning, Compulsory Euphoria

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Bella Caledonia
Instant Hagiography, Digital Mourning, Compulsory Euphoria

The death of Prince Phillip Battenberg-Mountbatten-Windsor, the Duke of Edinburgh has unleashed one of Britain’s (very) regular spasms of state-sponsored euphoria and compulsory patriotism defying any sense of perspective or rationality. History has been instantly re-written: a man whose ‘career’ was littered with racist comments over decades is re-presented as a progressive environmentalist; and a […]

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Bella Caledonia
Instant Hagiography, Digital Mourning, Compulsory Euphoria