Modern Living: No Way Out, No Way Back

WHAT will it be like, at the finish?

In Weekend, French Film Maker Jean-Luc Godard foresees the end of the world as an immense traffic jam. Stanley Kubrick sees the men of 2001 as murder victims of a machine they have made more clever than themselves.

Or consider this scenario: The people are thrown together against their wills, trapped in colossal, modernistic buildings on a landscape devoid of trees. The lights are always lit. Pavement stretches everywhere. Cars and buses and trains and aircraft are useless; there is no way out. No darkness. No...

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