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> Gain does not only mean money. I know that not many on this list
> share my "memes are dna-slaves" paranoia but i think that's
> exactly the reason which stands behind.
I get your point !
You think that with their article the writers will get some genetic
That with their discomfort for Modernism they are trying to get just the
opposite_ that we would ' return ' to a former state of constructing our
dings and houses !?
They express a certain appeal for the common good/ for the tradition/ for
the traits and habits/ for the strict civilian life/ for conventional
That in fact, their point of view is a conservative one !?
Ok, I agree !
But that must be than broadered, extended as it was an American cultural
trait ! That is, underneath the broad American democratic themes lies always
a religious bias. In a way they want to hold on to a certain status quo_
their article they are trying at least not to expand the thoughts about
Modernism ! They are trying to contradict by elaborating that this, with
keeping the things simple, you loose out the complexity of beauty !?
They are trying to set up a theological revival, that would indeed conjure
wih what is happening throughout the US of today, but such a proces
has been started a long time ago_ religion is intertwinted with American
Like I said, they made some mistakes, some points do need clarification,
some issues raised can be applied as points of discussion upon this list,
but I don 't think that this was all intentional.
On the other hand, keeping in mind that their memes are dna- slaves, they
have no other way to write or even think about these things.
The opposite would be more surprising.....
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