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Lewis Mumford (1895 - 1990)
US architect & sociologist [more author details]
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Humor is our way of defending ourselves from life's absurdities by thinking absurdly about them.
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Modern Man is the victim of the very instruments he values most. Every gain in power, every mastery of natural forces, every scientific addition to knowledge, has proved potentially dangerous, because it has not been accompanied by equal gains in self-understanding and self-discipline.
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Our national flower is the concrete cloverleaf.
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Traditionalists are pessimists about the future and optimists about the past.
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