2016年12月22日 星期四

Thomas More wrote Utopia 500 years ago; London Design Biennale


‘Though no man has anything, yet they are all rich’: that’s how Thomas More organised his Utopian island society. Could you imagine giving up all possessions for the common good? 📻

Celebrating More's radical book and its political influence in the past and present
BBC.CO.UK



倫敦設計雙年展 台灣國家館被紐約時報style magazine評選為top 5!
對父老鄉親有交代了!
倫敦設計雙年展,台灣館『修龍Eatopia』被選為紐約時報雜誌前五名必看展覽!
我們好帥謝謝!

The inaugural event's theme, Utopia By Design, celebrates the 500th anniversary of the publication of Thomas More’s novel
NYTIMES.COM|由 SAMANTHA TSE 上傳



Ever since Thomas More wrote Utopia 500 years ago, visionaries from William Morris to Ursula K Leguin have dreamed of ideal worlds. But beneath the fig-leaf of fiction, the results are often bland – or bloody


Ever since Thomas More wrote Utopia 500 years ago, visionaries from William Morris to Ursula K Le Guin have dreamed of ideal worlds. But beneath the fig-leaf of fiction, the results are often bland – or bloody
THEGUARDIAN.COM|由 TOBIAS JONES 上傳



Sir Thomas More: author of Utopia 烏托邦 was beheaded for refusing to recognize Henry VIII as head of the new Church of England; More was canonized 400 years later (1535)



canonization:列入聖品;列入聖人級;宣佈為聖;宣聖;列品:教宗隆重聲明某些足為教會楷模者已升天國,並應接受教會的尊敬、榮耀和讚譽。申 請列品案件首先將候選人之言行、著作、聲譽、奇蹟(殉道者免)等項目交由主教審斷,經調查屬實後,送交聖座,再經專案小組審查,最後由教宗做裁決,宣佈其 為「真福」,可供某地區或某團體敬禮及慶賀。接著可更上一層樓,將此真福者案件送交聖座重新審查,經審查合格(非殉道者需要兩個奇蹟)後,經教宗裁決可宣 佈此真福為「聖人」,可供全球教會敬禮及慶祝。1983年2月7日教宗若望保祿二世頒佈了新的宣聖宗座憲令,聖部法令亦於同日頒佈。參閱 beatification。

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