A Diosese of Economic Symmetry
The Prime Minister, David Cameron, has recently spoken publically about the need for ‘Moral Capitalism’; but with protesters camped outside St Paul’s Cathedral, and the British, European and World economies in turmoil, is now the time to question the entire nature of our economic behaviour? Consumption is not community, and perhaps only through joint creativity can we progress beyond contemporary contradictions.
Today’s mass media economists tell us that we must strive for balance. Deficit must be balanced by cuts. Downturn must be balanced by job losses. I question whether it is possible to create such an economy of symmetry, and wonder about the complicity of architectural aesthetics