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What Explains Today's Wave of Nostalgia?
I’m surely not the first person to complain about Hollywood’s lack of originality and tendency towards sequels, remakes, and reboots. But what I’m interested in goes somewhat deeper. My question is this: why is society so obsessed with looking backwards instead of forwards? Why does nostalgia seem to be at an all-time high?

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