Outside Looking In

by Padrino ⌂ @, San Diego, California USA, Thursday, April 01, 2021, 19:31 (41 days ago) @ ZihuaRob

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As a favorite author of mine once wrote (when I lived in the place he was writing about):
"Florida can never really come to grips with saving the environment because a very large percentage of the population at any given time just got there. So why should they fight to turn the clock back? It looks great to them the way it is. Two years later, as they are beginning to feel uneasy, a few thousand more people are just discovering it all for the first time and wouldn't change a thing. And meanwhile the people who knew what it was like twenty years ago are an ever-dwindling minority, a voice too faint to be heard."
John D. MacDonald, "The Empty Copper Sea" (1978)

Some things and people change, others mutate.


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