Tuesday, May 29, 2012

"Great men, like great epochs, are explosive material in whom tremendous energy has been accumulated; their prerequisite has always been, historically and physiologically, that a protracted assembling, accumulating, economizing and preserving has preceded them – that there has been no explosion for a long time."--Nietzche, Twilight of Idols 

a hopeful interpretation of retromania? archival and recombinant and consolidatory activity as just a storing-up of energy, the build-up to a future explosion 

let the count-down begin then...

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