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October 04, 2007


Michael Blowhard writes:

Dear Blowhards --

* Learn some fun personal details about Virginia Postrel, and wish her well as she starts her battle with breast cancer.

* DVD Spin Doctor notices that many owners of High Definition TVs are confused.

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posted by Michael at October 4, 2007


I always thought that Modernist churches were the weirdest of all Modern Architecture. I could understand it with, say, Unitarians. But most Churches seem to rely on a certain amount of "Traditionalism". And the Modernist Architecture seemed to go against that.

Posted by: Ian Lewis on October 4, 2007 6:53 PM

Here in Georgia Ugly Churches-R-Us. I am appalled that anyone could find ANY spiritual succor in some of these "buildings." Don't get me wrong. We have some exceptional church architecture in this area. But the modern churches look like windowless bureaucracies.

Posted by: Charlton Griffin on October 4, 2007 8:51 PM

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