Random pic of the week

April 13, 2009

Umbrellas for the Civil but Discontent Man
“Sigmund Freud contends that aggressiveness is a fundamental human instinct whose inhibition is a necessary obligation of social life. These umbrellas combine a symbol of gentlemanly refinement–the full-sized, black umbrella–with an element from more manly sword-bearing times. The umbrellas offer brief psychological respite from the dictates of social amiability.”
It seems more useful then hanging swords in the house too…

Extract from Core 77