"Recovering from alcoholism, Waters said, 'I was an egomaniac with an inferiority complex'. This is a way to describe our culture. We believe we create everything, that we are all-powerful, but we have no hope. What is the point?"I have not written much on The Meeting because Sharon is there and kindly posting very informative and insightful updates, with John Waters at Meeting 2008 being the latest.
Tuesday, September 2, 2008
John Waters at the Meeting
A month ago I posted A question in search of an answer after reading The Utopia of a Hope Uprooted from Tradition, written by John Waters and appearing in Traces (Vol. 10-No. 6-2008). I was deeply moved by his piece. Now, Sharon, who is blogging live from The Meeting in Rimini, Italy, writes about Waters' presentation in a discussion on the theme of this year's Meeting, Protagonists or Nobodies. Here is a snippet from his remarks: