My City, My Nature

from Symbolism of Place:
The Hidden Context of Communication

The paradox is that in attempting to escape from nature man mirrors nature. The skyscrapers of cities are really no more than modern manmade mountains. The streets symbolic of rivers. The gardens symbolic of that ancient image of an earthly paradise first symbolized in the Garden of Eden. And even the city itself, really no more than the symbol of an island surrounded by the vastness of the ocean of nature.

PS And this post from threedotdotdot compliments today’s blog exactly

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