Re: [arcology] Digest Number 518
- Ronald, I think most of us will agree with your comments, even if we only
view Arcosanti as an experiment to show one possible alternative to our present
American city forms.
The problem is, as it always is, where/how do we go from here? Soleri's
trying one possibility, and has been for 30+ years. Richard Register has been
trying another possibility--"working within the system"--for about as long. The
rest of us haven't been doing much except talk, with possibly a few months or
years helping Paolo.
Please don't get me wrong. I'm not criticizing you at all. I'm just
pointing out that "actions speak louder than words," and it's always been difficult
to get adequate action. The maximum I saw during my tenure there was 50-person
workshops, which really accomplished a lot. Generally I think they've been
I want to thank you for identifying yourself, as VERY FEW people do. Most
people either assume they're so famous that their nickname identifies them to
the whole world, or they prefer to remain semi-anonymous so they don't have to
take responsibility for their shoot-from-the-hip comments.
Ralph Hueston Kratz
Richmond CA USA
In a message dated 10/31/03 8:35:51 PM, unno_2002@... writes:
<< I find it sad, and disappointing, that Arcosanti, or
something like it, is not already completed.
The current approach to civilization is not
sustainable. Humanity needs something that is.
Ronald Frederick Greek
Yuma, Arizona, USA
Attorney at Law >>