As a potter, have always been challenged by the craft that is required. Maybe that is why I reacted negatively to seeing the phrase "beauty is in the eye of the beholder" given as the catch phrase of the Permaculture Principle "Observe and Interact". This principle has little to do with beauty and very much to do with craft.The phrase implies a cultural relativism in which consumerism would be just dandy.
I like the way that Matthew Crawford talks of this in Shop Class as…Continue
Posted on January 23, 2011 at 9:24am — 1 Comment