..During the epoch of agitation and decadence (and ours is one if this kind), human beings’ attitudes could be grouped in the two biblical poles of Zelotes and Herodians. The former believe that te world can achieve order only after man finds this order within himself. The others think that the world must be arranged first, and then within this frame each man can achieve order. The former are philosophers and humanists, the latter technicians, logicians, and social planners.
Latin american architecture 1929 – 1960 p.83