The single great eye of the spaceman's visor was the most idolized image of America in the 20th century, and Britney Spears' appearance in her video 'Oops! ... I Did It Again' is preceded by her spaceman's discovering a miniature cameo picture or icon of her in the sand, which marks the encounter Christian rather than idolatrous, because such icons are acceptable if spiritually meaningful. Descending inside her giant's ring at the beginning of the video, Britney represents the marriage of Venus Aphrodite; 'the pearl of great price' of the Bible: 'woman's seed' pearl: 'Again, the kingdom of heaven is like a merchant in search of fine pearls; on finding one pearl of great value, he went and sold all that he had and bought it.' (Matt: 13. 45-6) In terms of ’seed’ pearls, music listeners need look no further than Spears’ symbolic lyrics and video imagery to find wisdom.
Literary critic, SF writer, and producer of commentaries on BritneySpears’ career, songs and videos, e.g., May 2014’s e-zine, SurprisingStories # 36 (ed. John Thiel), 'SF Music and Heinlein: Hot Gossipfeaturing Sarah Brightman's Starship Trooper and Britney Spears' Oops!... I Did It Again'.
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