I do not know if I learned anything new but I think that the most relevant point of the whole program was their recognition that, without there being a coronation for 65+ years, the general public have no (or very little) collective knowledge of what a coronation is, its importance or the significant of its players and regalia.
I think that in 1953 the coronation was seen with awe and wonder. I fear the next coronation will not be viewed the same.
Society has changed so much in the last 65 years and with such a long gap between such pageantry and grandeur, I think that in many circles it may not play as well.
In our current world of social media where voices/opinions are heard faster and with little editing, the haters can take hold.
I really hope I an wrong and that the next coronation follows the example of the past and is able to put some mystique and respect into such a ceremony.
The idea of a "relaxed" monarchy maybe good on paper but there needs to be some great events that help boost the relevance and outreach of the monarchy.
I hope the next coronation is able to fulfill this.
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