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Capitalism And The Musical Heritage


By Vivian Morten

It’s ringing in her ears. So loud that The Other Newspaper’s employee can hear it. She is unaffected.

“Ding dong.”



She leans her head back and speaks without laughing.

“I am impressed by the emotional spectrum that modern pop music now covers with all its glorious evergreens. In this sense, capitalism has been for the better. In other respects, capitalism has been like pouring sugar on top of sugar without noticing the person who actually pours the sugar.”

There is a striking, hairy silence as she continues.

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Morten Hjerl-Hansen (born 15. June 1973) is a danish blogger born in Copenhagen, Denmark, Europe. I lived for the first 19 years of my life in a liberal-minded, literary and academic home in North Zealand. My mother is a psychiatrist and my father is a chemical engineer. I have two siblings. Throughout childhood, "I invented near-useless things almost every day" and told my siblings "fairy tales" where they themselves were the protagonists. In 1986, I visited Houston in the United States with my family on a stay that spanned three and a half months. I started programming in 1986 and made approx. 20 major projects until I "lost the ability" in 2018. Student from N. Zahles High School 1992. Ry College 1993. Read theology 1993-1994 in Aarhus. Read philosophy 1995-2000 in Linköping, Lund and Copenhagen. Worked as Java programmer 2000 and 2001. Participated in numerous poetry readings in Copenhagen 2002-2007. Got a psychosis in 2007 "which took about 10 years to recover". Married to Else Andersen in 2010 and resides in Asnaes, Denmark. Father in 2014. Has written The Other Newspaper daily in Danish and English daily since 2013.