Friday, 5 September 2008

The Discovery of America - Salvador Dali


The discovery of the New World, symbolised by the youthful Christopher Columbus, unfortunately accompanied -- not to say dominated, as here above in Dali's painting and at both recent political conventions -- by the Old Time Religion of the Old World, a bacillus which still infects and undercuts America today

There is of course an alternative view; that "Religious teachers predominantly in America, compared to Europe, are good healthy materialists. They ... go with common sense."  Guess who had this view, 47 years ago at least.

[Image taken from AllPosters.Com]

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