Eccentric doesn’t bother me. “Eccentric” being a poetic interpretation of a mathematical term meaning something that doesn’t follow the lines – that’s okay.
I think what eccentricity can represent in terms of the fear it engenders is a challenge to what is already considered right or good by people who have invested a certain amount into their life and livelihood that is not eccentric, but centric.
If there’s a challenge to that, that can make people concerned that either what is considered a safe way of living or a good way of living may be pulled out from under them. I can understand that.
That’s why countercultural film movements are important since it’s lacking in the culture right now.
There’s an idea that there’s value to an alternate point of view, but everything that’s presented in the media is procultural, and it makes people nervous when there hasn’t been a true discussion of alternate points of view. There’s no general discussion in the media.
Crispin Glover, actor. In note of the rerelease of Back To The Future in which he took the role of George McFly