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This is another central message of the book: that the design world must upend the prevailing paradigm that has revered “hard” (single-use) infrastructures, high-tech, and homogenous design, and the domination of nature while trivializing “soft” (multi-use) systems, local wisdom, vernacular architecture, and coexisting with nature.
I always say saying the Democrat Party, a lot of people say you're metaphysic, well, actually the name is the Democrat Party. The Democratic Party sounds too good so I don't want to use that, OK? The new platform of the Democrat Party is to abolish ICE.
And by the way, hate to say it, take a look at the pictures for the inauguration. We had some monster crowd. Big monster, big monster. But take a look at that. So, they show an arena before the people started coming in, there were a few people four or five hours ahead. And they apologized, it's a disgrace. But let me just tell you, the Democrats, we call them the Democrat Party. You know why? The Democratic Party sounds too good. It sounds better, doesn't it?
No model of a system will include all features of the real system of concern, and no model of a system must include all entities belonging to a real system of concern.
I guess I think of New York City as kind of a wilderness, and then I also think of the actual wilderness as a wilderness, but any place that’s not one of those two extremes is not somewhere that feels good for me.