NIMBY Aesthetics: Thoreau, Transcendentalism, “Walden Ponding”

Walden Pond in Concord, MA. This is where Henry David Thoreau spent many of his years writing and formulating his ideas about individuality and “Civil Disobedience”. (His mom would come by once in a while and drop off some snacks for him, of course! Thanks mom!)

Housing politics is a weird place. When it comes to housing issues, liberals turn into conservatives (yes, I support low-income housing, BUT…), conservatives into socialists (yes, I support individual property rights, BUT…), anarchists into organizers, libertarians into collectivists, and just about every self-contradiction in between. Hypocrisies are a gold-mine for arts projects…



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