Uncreative Design

Reading Responses Week 10

Steve mentioned that copyright laws don’t apply to building blocks.
Can we justify copyright infringement by today’s standards of the information age, where everything is data/building block?
“Taken from this angle, what exactly is postmodernism, except modernism without¬†the¬†anxiety?”
How far does copyright laws appease fear/anxiety? Does it boil down to our fear and anxiety of letting go of our ego/identity?
“The cold, undead hand of one of my childhood literary heroes had reached out from its New Hampshire redoubt to arrest my present-day curiosity.”
Are copyright laws a way to preserve the past? To go against copyright laws are we able to revive old ideas through new forms?
Are copyright laws similar to border controls? Is it a way to distinguish cultures and identities?