Monday, May 5, 2014
To sum up, one could say this
That men usually yearn to transcend the merely finite and the passing, and to participate in something mysterious and shared, called culture ; that this yearning is as strong in our species as the yearning to re produce the species.
Through our many local or regional or individual voices we artists work to create art that will speak to our fellows, who know nothing of us . And despite our apparent foreignness to one another an unexpected intimacy is born. This is how not withstanding the individual and regional voices , universal cities do come into being .
Delhi was once such a city and surely it could be once more, provided