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Loss of Perspective

Alain de Botton argues in “The News” that society today no longer has a reliable way to determine what kind of country or world we live in. “Our cities have become too big, our weather patterns too unpredictable, our democratic systems too indirect and our homes too widely scattered. We are therefore left to form impressions of our communities in indirect ways, in our imaginations rather than in actuality, and we do so with the help of two tools in particular. The first one is architecture… the other is the News”