Lost images, images of the lost

»The choice we have is not between reasonable proposals and an unreasonable utopianism. Utopian thinking does not undermine or discount real reforms. Indeed, it is almost the opposite: practical reforms depend on utopian dreaming – or at least utopian thinking drives incremental improvements.«


Russell Jacoby, ›Picture Imperfect. Utopian Thought for an Anti-Utopian Age‹, New York 2005, S. 1.