Thursday, 31 October 2013

Reflection on Beauty and Practicality

If the Renaissance virtually produced an idolatrous cult of literary refinement, our age on the other hand has fabricated an almost blasphemous regime of efficiency and practicality. While the former could appreciate an ideal of beauty, we unhappily, since it has been exiled from our realm, are bemused how to approach it. Consequently it is not a surprise that we dive in with reckless abandon when a mere semblance crosses our vision.

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