The camera's abstractions and "the" truth
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It must be some law of nature that Existentialists are to be reared in urban environments. I suppose it is the obvious disconnection from the earth in the cities' concrete canyons that emphasizes existential alienation. In places like New York, distinctions of nature are blurred, as it is always night in the subway, and it is always day in the streets, under the glare of unnatural light, even if the sun is shining. To reduce the city to its fundamental unit, I would say that the city is made entirely of walls. I'm sure this contradicts the majority opinion that the city is made of people, but I ...