Skip to comments.Monuments to Wimpdom
Posted on 11/11/2007 9:15:38 PM PST by SamuraiScot
On the spot where New York's mighty World Trade Center stood, the Lower Manhattan Development Corp.'s anointed designer, Michael Arad, decrees that there be . . . just two huge, square, "reflecting" pools. Maybe you can gaze at your navel through them. In a complex slated to cost $1 billion, this urban swamp is called "Reflecting Absence."
Absence, indeed. What these modern war memorials have in common with each other is nothing. They portray nothingness. They have no people in them, never mind men carrying guns or swords. . . [T]o list deaths without comment about what they did in life is an assertion of meaninglessness, of pointlessness. It is to say, "You sacrificed for others -- but that's not worthy of mention, because now you're just as dead as anyone else."
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Modern art is such a disappointment.
The Flight 93 memorial plan is even worse than described in this article. If they've changed the title from "crescent of embrace" to "bowl of embrace," that's not good enough. Get the touchy-feely hippie "embrace" thing out of it altogether; and more importantly, get ALL of the Islamic imagery built into this design OUT.
For the most part, “Modern Art” is an oxymoron.
Its basis is quite dated (hence not modern), and it’s not “art” by most descriptives I was taught.
The designer of that “crescent of embrace” and all those who approved that bit of overt demonstration of enemy sympathy should be treated as the degenerate betrayers that they’ve shown themselves to be.
This sort of crap will only continue to get worse until it is made too painful to play.
Funny how both the Flight 93 memorial and the Arizona 911 memorial have the same shape.
“Crescent of Embrace”
Democrats are not only traitors to America, they are traitors to Logic, traitors to science, traitors to humanity, etc.
If it was the “Cross of Embrace,” all Democrats would be screaming bloody murder. (Illogical position)
Well Said. I hate that design . It is alarming how much that design looks like a crescent.
” Modern art is such a disappointment.”
__23. Control art critics and directors of art museums. “Our plan is to promote ugliness, repulsive, meaningless art.”
Should have put two nuclear ballistic missile silos there instead of reflecting ponds as a warning to the next nation that harbors those who piss with us!
So.... was it ‘piss on us’ or ‘mess with us’????
So.... was it piss on us or mess with us????”
Either! Let God sort it out! We have plenty of Nukes to go around for anyone who wants to step up to the plate!
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