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Modern Worship 2006-06-03

Throughout history, humans constructed magnificent and richly decorated temples, palaces and theaters to celebrate civic power and pride, or offer thanksgiving to the patron deity of a city for a victorious battle. Today, we build grand pretentious structures to worship money and accumulate wealth. What was historically a self-less act of praise and worship for an external/supernatural being, has now been turned into an egotistical and avaricious practice for the self.

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The symmetrical and warm toned image represents the monolithic aim of money-worshiping (symmetry equates to repetition) and the contradiction of modern vs. history (warm tone contradicting cold architecture), respectively.

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