welcome to the *urban dis.turban.ce featuring pav&eep...my alter-ego.
posted by pav at 4/15/2005 07:22:00 pm
22/2/06 1:47 pm
Ok Gandhi was Indian and a politician so he could be the odd one out but then he was an idealist and so was corb... corb and Johnson were Modernists but I don't know much about cook and I'm not sure what Gandhi's stance would have been on Modernism... three are dead and one is still alive?? Oh I give up! (",)BTW love the title of your blog!
23/2/06 9:35 pm
Well... they all had their utopic visions except for Mr J, who said he was in it for the money and status. But I'm indeed post rationalising - a trick question; none of the above (much more trivial), I just liked the fact that they are all united by their quintessentially architectural old-school spectacles...cheers!
23/2/06 11:22 pm
Haha.. I did think about the glasses but then I thought "no-one else could be so trivial"!!! (",)
27/2/06 10:06 am
I very much doubt Gandhi can be tought to have any "utopic vision" - the man was little short of being a racist in many ways.
29/5/06 12:04 pm
29/5/06 12:05 pm
Racist? Perhaps. Although I know not enough about him or his context to partake in that debate, to be honest... and by most accounts Mr Johnson was allegedly a fascist, but that wasn’t the point. I suppose I should have italicized 'their'; after all, Hitler described his vision of the new Reich in Mein Kampf as his utopia - I guess utopic ideals are entirely subjective if you're into morale relativity, that is. But then, he didn’t wear round specs 8)
29/5/06 4:15 pm
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