The following is a transcript of my prepared remarks for Tuesday’s culture and media panel at the National Conservatism Conference hosted by the Edmund Burke Foundation.
As we’re just two days removed from the somber remembrances of 9/11, it’s worth pausing for a thought experiment. Could you explain what would happen on September 11, 2001 to someone on September 11, 1901? Offices 1,400 feet in the air? Commercial jets? That some people were alive in both years is the disorientation of modernity in a nutshell. We must recenter our politics around these challenges.
HBO’s “Euphoria” consciously begins with 9/11, setting the main character’s birth three days after the attack to frame its popular but dark depiction of Generation Z. Now could you explain “Euphoria”