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Posted by  d on September 22, 2002 at 18:30:35:

In Reply to:  Re: New twin towers posted by Peter on September 22, 2002 at 00:11:48:

Interesting points- but I wonder if you would consider the following question:
Which burdens our planet more: A highly compact, vertically dense city of millions occupying a few square miles, or the same millions spead out along throughways in energy-expensive suburbs?

To my mind, the well-organized city is a gift, generally, to humanity and the natural environment; the problems with the "deathtrap" came from certain unique design mistakes, inadequate systems of protection, and historical and political problems.

At a very abstract level, of course, those political problems may connect with the thought you are expressing...

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