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A Builder Quotes Nietzsche To Show Us Everything That's Wrong With Today's Houses

Dan Phillips is not your average builder. He’s also not your typical TED speaker. But his point about how we treat houses like disposable goods is spot on. He had me at "consistency of the apperceptive mass." He also had me at "go suck an egg."@ 4:55, he explains why we force nature into straight lines and smooth surfaces ... and why that sucks. @ 6:50, he quotes Nietzsche to make a argument for embracing imperfection when we build. @ 8:32, he makes a killer statement about the consumer’s role in this whole thing.You seriously have to check him out for yourself...