James Kunstler

James Kunstler

As the places where Americans dwell become evermore depressing and impossible, Disneyworld is where they escape to worship the nation in the abstract, a cartoon capital of a cartoon republic enshrining the falsehoods, half-truths, and delusions that prop up the squishy thing the national character has become--for instance, that we are a nation of families; that we care about our fellow citizens; that history matters; that there is a place called home.More James Kunstler quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
A land full of places that are not worth caring about may soon be a nation and a way of life that is not worth defending.More James Kunstler quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
No amount or combination of alternative fuels is going to allow us to continue running what we're running, the way we're running it.More James Kunstler quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I like to call it 'the national automobile slum.' You can call it suburban sprawl. I think it's appropriate to call it the greatest misallocation of resources in the history of the world.More James Kunstler quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
America does not want change, except from the cash register at Wal-Mart.More James Kunstler quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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