How could anyone wish to scale Speer down to the size of a citizen? He
wasn't just an architect but also war-minister und directly involved in
the genocide and concentration camps. As a member of the Third Reich
government he IS responsible.
That's what he is blamed for, and not for designing rectilinear
buildings, as you described so nicely. In trial, he was clever enough to
talk his way out of being sentenced to death by claiming the "ethics
issue" he would talk and insist on to Hitler about.
I mean, as an architect he had been 'the right hand' of the dictator for
years and therefore grew into his hegemonial politics as well. In the
process of years they lost every human scale and ended up in designing
this one monstrouos development, that fortunately has not been built,
because war broke out. I think, going this far is got to add to the
evaluation of him.
Now, what is that to do with any democratic business? Not much I think.
What? I just answered the question.
More to the point... I have no idea how what you are saying follows
from what you quoted.
"blah blah blah". Yeah, Nazi's were bad. It's common knowledge. Now
that we've acknowledged that can we get back on track? Or are you one
of those who can't?
Actually it was a quick hack job of analyzin Nazi Architecture, but
thanks for the compliment.
Now let's reread the question at hand...
I repeat, I have no idea what you are talking about.
I take that back. I have every idea of what you are talking about but
no idea why.
I take that back. I have every idea of why you are talking about that.
I have no inclination validate your off topic rant any further.
Though you inadvertently and rather illuminatingly answer my question:
I'm talking about citing the authors of the threads' posts-- their sub-
quotes within the bodies of your responses-- ie., Don, Michael, Me,
I understand that they're in a threaded context, but it is far more
convenient to have them within the post rather than having to go up
the thread to search for who said what. Besides, AFAIK, all apps I've
used so far do it automatically.
Well it's your call, but it seems a win-win proposition.
Where've you been again, BTW? It's been about 10 days since. I missed
you. Do you prefer stale threads? ;)
I've seen too many stupid fights start over "I didn't say that, why
did you say I said that?" I chose to stop trying long ago.
When my options are "do something important, interesting and/or
useful" and "read some wanker blather for the _nth_ time what he
insists he saw in a video like I didn't read him the first n times..."
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