“How did you go bankrupt?” Bill asked?

“Two ways,” Mike said. “Gradually, then suddenly.”

(Hemingway 2014)

Cultural changes are population and generational changes. People don’t change their minds – they’re replaced, gradually then suddenly, by younger people.



Hemingway, Ernest. 2014. The Sun Also Rises. The Hemingway library edition. The Hemingway Library Edition. New York: Scribner.