... of the Used, Abused, and Utterly Screwed Up.

A Secular Franciscan looks at the world... with a more jaundiced eye than ever... and lots of ellipses for you to fill in the missing text...
(with thanks to Thomas S. Klise for the title)

Sunday, June 30, 2013

Today's word

Today's word is Phalanstère.

I found the word in an article about Antoni Gaudí, an architect and artist who I think was a genius and who has even had his cause for sainthood put forward to the Vatican. His architecture is magnificent!

Because his birthday was June 25, I looked up some interesting articles about him and his work. The first one below is about his most famous work and where he may have tried out some of his ideas.

Antoni Gaudí: a doodle for the master architect of the Sagrada Familia

This one discusses his genius and why he deserves his "Google Doodle"...

Why Gaudí's birthday deserves its Google doodle celebration

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