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On urban living Public transportation sucks! Not tramways and buses so much as the underground; the metro, the tube, the U-bahn. The people who thought that traveling under the earth was a good idea were either lunatic or extremely mean and dangerous.

Ediror: Giannis Zacharakis

Public transportation sucks! Not tramways and buses so much as the underground; the metro, the tube, the U-bahn. The people who thought that traveling under the earth was a good idea were either lunatic or extremely mean and dangerous. Really take a moment and think about it. If you want to go some place you are doomed to not see how you go there, what is between your start and your destination. It shatters the continuance of the urban environment. It creates destinations without flow. And that's only when you travel to see some place, as a tourist for example. What happens when you commute to work? In a modern metropolis you are really doomed in a life of darkness and constant no purpose running. You have to start when it's still dark, before sunrise and then the fastest way they tell you to go to work is underground and then when you're finished at the end of the day you're lucky if there are still a few fragile moments of day light if it's summer. During the winter forget it, you'll spend your days in the dark! Fantastic. But for whom? For the masses who crumble in the inhuman public transportation system to make ends meet or for the geniuses who have created the whole system to leave in luxury, based on the sheer exploitation of the simple public? Have ever seen an "important" person traveling or commuting with the public transportation? Of course not; they all have their own personal transportation means on land, see or air. They must know something, don't you agree? Otherwise they wouldn't. Of course they have created all the necessary justifications to force people in the disbelief that

17/5/2009

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public transportation would save the world from sure environmental catastrophe. How arrogant! Why don't they invest in the research and development of new technologies that would achieve that? It's really embarrassing for modern society that the technology that we use in an overexploited and abused world is the same as in 100 years ago. And having convinced everybody that we are doing something to save our planet. The inevitable consequence of the modern idea of modern living. With the artificial illusion of a better living in the modern metropolis created deliberately for the easiest exploitation of human labor with a few bread crumbs thrown to the masses. Bread and spectacle as the ancient Romans have thought us. Everything to keep the masses hypnotized in their prisons of urban living. Away from nature and away from each other, with our roofs so close and our souls separated by an abyss as deep as the magnitude of our willingness to go along or as small as our desire to fight against.Resist! Use your car, motorcycle, motorbike, scooter, bike, lawnmower, what ever it is in your disposal. Leave free, take the longest way to work, the less traveled journey, get lost in unknown places and ask for directions, interact with other people and you will live better, longer, healthier and more interesting lives! That is the secret. Don't let them turn you in to animals marching to be stamped and then slaughtered. Make this task for them harder and maybe something might change for your children and grandchildren. Urban living: the ingenious discovery of the capitalistic economy to keep simple people imprisoned in their miserable lives in an underground microcosm with no light nor hope and abuse their mind for draining their resources. FIGHT AGIANST IT!

17/5/2009

www.sparewheels.gr

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