Cheap Architecture. We build ugly storefronts to save money, drown their facades with ads to make money, and once we have collected enough money we spend it on overseas holidays to go to places where we can marvel at all the beautiful architecture we find there.

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Further Reading

Proust wrote that the true voyage of discovery is not to visit strange lands, but to possess other eyes, to behold a hundred universes that each of them beholds. Thus, in the words of Ruskin, what good books give us is not mere knowledge, but sight.

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