I think that cars today are almost the exact equivalent of the great Gothic cathedrals; I mean the supreme creation of an era, conceived with passion by unknown artists, and consumed in image if not in usage by a whole population which appropriates them as a purely magical object.
―Roland Barthes, Mythologies
6 thoughts on “Quote for Today: Roland Barthes”
They do indeed represent the ” age” and match the diversity of it.
I wonder what comes next.
Ah, yes. Road rage = Facebook rant. To quote Douglas Adams, “This has made a lot of people very angry and been widely regarded as a bad move.”
Actually I think Facebook is more like graffiti in a public bathroom. 😉
I agree, it is just a conveyance
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