Grasping for the Wind

Season 1 Episode 1

Program #1: "Breaking the Past"

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Program #1: "Breaking the Past"
Program #1, "Breaking the Past," shows that when a culture abandons its religious traditions, it must find something strong enough to replace those traditions to give people a sense of meaning. This episode compares Enlightenment thinkers to Romantic thinkers and also looks at the revolutionary ideas of the 20th century artists and writers including Allen Ginsberg, Bob Dylan and Johnny Rotten.moreless

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