Re: [CarFree] Re: Lifestyle malaise
- =v= That was a very good, very thoughtful message.
> As a result of this understanding I try very hard to help=v= This works pretty well face-to-face, but one runs into
> people break through the wall of fear that keeps them from
> what they desire.
trouble getting the word out in a society such as ours, where
people are compartmentalized, and are thus cut off from any
=v= Compartmentalized by cars, which divide people up into
units with glass walls between them and no hope of speaking
to each other. Compartmentalized by TV, which is another
sort of glass wall. (Even now I'm sending email through a
glass wall, which is a better deal than one-way TV or no-way
cars, but still very mediated.)
=v= TV's role here seems to be building up the wall of fear
in some places and suggesting desires in place of one's own.
Mostly desire for cars. How do we compete with that?