OPINION: Poor Little Superman

"When I think of contemporary America striving for mastery over nature," writes German-born Robert Jungk in a book* just published in Britain, "[I think] of a young man . . . looking at me out of cavernous eyes with a vague, nearly distracted gaze. And I must return his glance, see again the compressed lips from which the teeth stand out as a caricature. How the skull structure has pushed forward against the flesh of the cheeks which are flattened by a tremendous pressure, the skin of the forehead pulled back, the flesh...

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