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The theory that history and culture (i.e. fashion, music etc.) repeats itself every couple of decades.

Its plausibility draws from the fact that most parents raise their children with the same ideas that their own parents asserted upon them.
There are many similarities between the war in Iraq today and the Vietnam war .. It's almost like a retrograde revolution.

Hopefully, a retrograde revolution involving the 60s and 70s will begin, and groups will actually start playing some real music.

The comeback of blazers is part of the retrograde revolution.
by Isabella June 02, 2005
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