They say God writes straight on crooked lines, but I suspect that these are exactly the lines He prefers, first to show His divine virtuosity and conjuring skills and second because there are no others. All human lines are crooked, everything is a labyrinth.
Saramago’s painter/writer in the Manual of painting and calligraphy.
“Politics begins by drawing a simple line”.
This week’s political geography lecture.
Donald Trump wants a wall, he desires a wall, he gestures with hand a caress of the wall, as if he is groping another political fantasy. But even as he gestures the wall into existence his hand bends..
“The grand motif of straight lines retains certain charm, and an enormously powerful grip on the contemporary political imagination”
R.B.J. Walker, Inside/Outside