"When the unique is created, it also creates the creator.
The more finished goods become commodities, the fewer opportunities an individual has to generate new creation. The ability to mass-produce removes the opportunity for the great many to learn to produce at all. From such a thought, a future full of consumption-only hobbies might come as no surprise."
this article is gold. (maybe we can collectively quote the whole thing here on merv, lol)
@tehn I think everyone shared it once or twice haha, it's an excellent one. Really strong vibes of The Timeless Way Of Building.
@tehn A lot to chew on! I've been struggling with thoughts in this vein recently. I really like the idea of bringing art/creativity back to creating something unique (and repairable), rather than something reproducible (and disposable).
Merveilles is a community project aimed at the establishment of new ways of speaking, seeing and organizing information — A culture that seeks augmentation through the arts of engineering and design. A warm welcome to any like-minded people who feel these ideals resonate with them.