Using Technology to Deepen Democracy, Using Democracy to Ensure Technology Benefits Us All
Monday, October 04, 2010
Things I Tell My Students Who Make Art
To be a civilized person is first of all to be one who says or does something righteous or beautiful or true in the world, or one who declares a thing right or beautiful or true in the hearing of the world, come what may. Civilization is nothing but such acts and assertions in the context of the shared material and ritual artifice to the making and maintenance of which most of these acts and assertions are themselves devoted. At the heart of freedom is artistry, at the heart of judgment is style.