Go Back   Bloggingheads Community > Life, the Universe and Everything
FAQ Members List Calendar Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Notices

Life, the Universe and Everything Post comments about everything else here.

 
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Prev Previous Post   Next Post Next
  #16  
Old 05-15-2010, 03:21 PM
Ocean Ocean is offline
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: US Northeast
Posts: 6,784
Default Re: smackdown: mcwhorter v. treme

I don't think I understand your point.

There are two aspects here. One is the expected love that anyone could have for the place where they were born, raised or where they live. It's obvious that people, in a very subjective way, which we all have, would find their own city to be particularly attractive for all kinds of reasons. But, we can agree that the main reason is the subjectivity that is carried in those kinds of assessments.

The other aspect is that there is a possibility that certain cities are truly extraordinary, and that people from all kinds of places will agree on that. The attractiveness can be in culture, architecture, history, population and many other features that when mixed in a particularly favorable way, gives the place that special enchantment.

If you recognize the second aspect as possible, why would you be surprised that New York has that quality?
Reply With Quote
 


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 01:45 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2021, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.