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Erik Trautman

“Everything you can imagine is real.”
-- Pablo Picasso

Paul Graham on “Cities and Ambition”

I don’t intend to use this as a platform for just relinking to other blogs but, given the context of my recent posts, in this case it seems rather appropriate. In an archived essay, Paul Graham brings up some very insightful things about the characters of ambitious cities that I couldn’t write any better myself. In particular, he talks about the subtler messages that cities send and why that is so important for choosing the right one. Check it out: