The standing reserve of the Modern World
More on your ceaseless striving for efficiency.
Last fall, during my series talking about maps, I wrote a piece called “The map lost its monsters.” You can find that one here:
In that piece, I noted:
So the once unknown and endless void becomes a resource, something to be used as a tool rather than marveled at.1
I mentioned how that notion, which comes out of the idea of Charles Taylor’s work on disench…
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