The school is the state school where young people are turned into state persons and thus into nothing other than henchmen of the state. Walking to school, I was walking into the state and, since the state destroys people, into the institution for the destruction of people…(Thomas Bernhard, Old Masters. Quartet Books, London 1989)
The purpose of the 2008 National Performing Arts Convention in Denver, Colorado was to include the inter-disciplinary arts community in a 21st-Century Town Meeting in an effort to construct a common agenda, create a multi-disciplinary infrastructure, and aid artists in advocacy. These goals would ultimately lead to those in the community being able to communicate the importance of the performing arts in the United States of America and having definitive methods for strengthening the future of the performing arts within the nation.
La Regione Toscana dopo avere adottato il piano paesaggistico, con tutte le salvaguardie che ne derivano per il territorio, prima della sua approvazione conclusiva intende attivare un dibattito pubblico con i cittadini e la cultura scientifica e professionale in materia (esperti), sulla base di quanto prevede la legge sulla partecipazione (L.R.69/2007).