Friday, November 13, 2009

Illustration Friday: Unbalanced -

"Declining City of an Idealist"
digital collage by Mick Mather
"... idealistic reformers are dangerous because their idealism has no roots in love, but is simply a hysterical and unbalanced rage for order amidst their own chaos ..." - William Irwin Thompson


Blogger John M. Mora said...

I like ther image very miuch - timeless again and hazy wintry.

The quote is provocative.

10:53 AM  
Blogger SusuPetal said...

I like that view, to my eyes it's perfectly balanced.

11:00 AM  
Blogger studio lolo said...

Amen Brother!!

How ya been Mick? I sure hope to play "IF" again soon. Maybe tomorrow ;P

11:20 AM  
Blogger Mick said...

John M. Mora:
The quote is surely that and straddles the many paths of social thinking. I don't believe the author meant to bring multiple ideologies under the same tent nor to include himself as a transgressor ... and yet, he has.

Yes, Susu, beware the idealists. Most are easy-to-identify accusers hard at work shifting blame where it doesn't belong - follow the pointing fingers that too often succeed in said misdirection.

studio lolo:
I'm doing pretty well, Laurel. Better, I fear, than you with yet another forced move ... I assume you're almost, but not quite, settled?

1:26 PM  
Blogger dthaase said...

great piece

10:03 PM  
Blogger Mick said...

Thanks, Daniel.

5:05 AM  

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