By Victor Jeleniewski Seidler (auth.)
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What is more people who had lived rigidly segmented lives, often marginalised as ethnic minorities, the homeless or people suffering from HIV and aids found new sources of community and self-recognition. There was a way that different people could come together through grief and recognise each other through their shared humanity. People still cherish those times and they have not forgotten their personal experiences. But somehow they have been excluded from official cultural memory, as if they were all a dream that had not really taken place in reality.
For many people who cared little for Diana personally, it was what she had come to signify in the public unconscious that seemed worth sustaining. It was the values of care and compassion that had no place within the established discourses of political life that they refused to forget. She had somehow come to signify values, despite her personal wealth and tastes, which many people wanted to cherish. These values are still alive in the ecology movement and movements against global warming as they were in Jubilee 2000 against world debt.
She was not to be forgiven for this, but people appreciated the risks she had taken. There was an assertion of people’s power versus palace power and Britain will never be the same again. A new vision of possibilities had emerged that allowed for a more inclusive Britain able to shape new visions of democratic authority that could honour differences of class, ‘race’, gender, ethnicities and sexualities. Embodying memories Was it all a dream? Looking back it can seem as if we were thinking as if in a dream.