Authors Peter Christensen, Jeff McElravy, and Rowan Miranda list a range of criticisms of current budgeting practice from cost and delay to technological outmodedness
and lack of innovation that confirm that budgeting is under attack.
Looking at the first objective from the distance of years, one is struck of course by the outmodedness
of the phrase; "non-official languages" was a term used because we lacked appropriat e terminology and did not want to use "ethnic" or immigrant" writing.
Benjamin describes the outmodedness
, the sheer strangeness now, of that cultural practice with which his essay is concerned: 'More and more often there is embarrassment all around when the wish to hear a story is expressed.