XIX - Signal to Noise
The deeper into the 21st century we travel, the greater the confusion grows. With so much input - from news, tv, internet, social media, youtube, tik tok, and whatever new, even faster mode will arrive tomorrow - the possibility of an absolute truth seems farther and farther away. What's a detective to do when fact has become subjective and our individual realities grown so far apart? That's one of the questions grappled with in our final two movies, Inherent Vice and Under the Silver Lake, as we close out this season of the Private Detective.
Was it possible that at every gathering, concert, peace rally, love-in, be-in, freak-in, here up north, back east, where ever, some dark crews had been busy all along reclaiming the music, the resistance to power, the sexual desire from epic to everyday? All they could sweep up for the ancient forces of greed and fear? Gee he thought... I don't know.