WORLD MOZART EPIDEMIC

Historical Cultural

WORLD MOZART EPIDEMIC
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Homer: PROCESSING REF#5555
SciTech: WORLD ECON TRENDS
Homer: SCENE-RS/Ref@5495
Homer: 06062106@035766
Homer: HOMER COMMENTARY 06062106@034764
Homer: HOMER SCENE-PD/Ref@5494
Homer: COMMENTARY 06062106@035265
Homer: SCENE-LM/Ref@5496
Homer: COMMENTARY 06062106@040067
Historical Cultural: TERMINUS-SOREL REPORT SUMMARY

By 2089 an epidemic of mozart addiction grew widespread. Sociometric and trend analysis indicated root causes in alienation, anomie, and individual despair over the stifling sameness of the world. This despite repeated efforts at enforcing mandated ethnic and cultural differences. It was feared by a majority of the world population that there was, literally, nothing to live for. As an aside this also may reveal to some extent why there was no more resistance to the Migration when it arrived.

Personal monitor statistics show that over 72% of the world population spent more than 50% of their individual free time under mozart. Full sensory and experiential induction meant these people were in another, invented, mental space, despite the availability of realtime experience through other channels. Intercorp Council was at a loss to understand this flight into fantasy. After all, Intercorp management of the world was benign and allowed for great personal freedom of action and expression. Yet a vast majority did flee into the mozart experience, which forced production of inferior and hastily-conceived mozart experiences. These experiences were deplored by artistic and social critics as sentimental and escapist, but nothing they put out on the nets had any discernible impact on their popularity.

Keywords: world, mozart, experiences, intercorp, experience, their, personal, nothing, population, majority, despite, individual


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Updated: Sun Apr 14 2002

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