„We haven't accepted — we can't really believe — that the most characteristic product of our age of scientific miracles is junk, but that is so.“

"The Rise".
The Long-Legged House (1969)
Kontext: We haven't accepted — we can't really believe — that the most characteristic product of our age of scientific miracles is junk, but that is so. And we still think and behave as though we face an unspoiled continent, with thousands of acres of living space for every man. We still sing "America the Beautiful" as though we had not created in it, by strenuous effort, at great expense, and with dauntless self-praise, an unprecedented ugliness.

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