Man walks with …

13 Feb

Man walks with his feet on the ground and his head in the air; and the history of what has happened on earth —the history of cities and armies and of all the things that have had body and form—is only one-half the Story of Mankind.

Louis Mummford, The Story of Utopias.



10 Feb

“The word ‘translation’ comes, etymologically, from the Latin for ‘bearing across’. Having been borne across the world, we are translated men. It is normally supposed that something always gets lost in translation; I cling, obstinately to the notion that something can also be gained.”
Imaginary Homelands, Salman Rushdie

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