In a message dated 10/4/98 8:27:33 PM, [log in to unmask] wrote:
<<In fact, I think when HP ceases to be
environmental, political and profitable it will cease to be a growing
movement and revert to the realm of elitism and museum-like places that are
islands within the larger, and sadly crummier, world around them.>>
I will concede the merits of the environmental, political and profitatble.
Not every historic site needs to be preserved to the same nat's posterior
detailing, but some do. If museums are elitist, it is a museum problem.
Would you do away with preservation as museum object?