the rigorous m

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Posted by rigorousm on November 20, 2016

Knowing how to live is the fundamental question before modern society, everywhere, in the whole world. An ingenuous question and one that could be considered childish. How to live? Do you know how, reader? Do you know how to live soundly, strongly, gaily, free of the hundred stupidities established by habit, custom, and urban disorganization?

Le Corbusier, introduction to When The Cathedrals Were White, 1946.

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