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Old 12-14-2012, 12:24 PM   #66
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Originally Posted by Rohirrim View Post
No small part of this ugly barbarization has been due to sheer physical congestion: a diagnosis now partly confirmed with scientific experiments with rats for when they are placed in equally congested quarters, they exhibit the same symptoms of stress, alienation, hostility, sexual perversion, parental incompetence, and rabid violence that we now find in the Megalopolis. Lewis Mumford
That's interesting, but a simplification, and sadly cynical.
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