Friday, June 1, 2012

Rural America: Missing the City

Posted by on Fri, Jun 1, 2012 at 1:34 PM

This is almost beautiful...


But it has no people in it. A city is not buildings; a city is people. A forest filled with people (such as Matthew Stadler describes in Where We Live Now: an annotated reader) is much more of a city than what we see in the video—buildings, incomplete buildings, crumbling buildings.

 

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ArtBasketSara 1
Detroit?
Posted by ArtBasketSara on June 1, 2012 at 1:57 PM · Report this
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Humans are not the only ones that live in cities.
Posted by SweetDarkLord on June 1, 2012 at 2:08 PM · Report this
Urgutha Forka 4
That's what happens when the Galactic Empire rules with an iron fist.
Posted by Urgutha Forka on June 1, 2012 at 2:36 PM · Report this
seandr 5
A city is not buildings; a city is people

A city is both people and their artifacts.
Posted by seandr on June 1, 2012 at 2:54 PM · Report this
Will in Seattle 6
@5 why do you hate us soft wear geeks so very much?
Posted by Will in Seattle http://www.facebook.com/WillSeattle on June 1, 2012 at 4:24 PM · Report this

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