"With the city's infrastructure having collapsed long ago–or perhaps having never been built in the first place–there are no works of public sanitation, no sewers, no licensed doctors, no reliable food supply, no electricity. The feral city is a kind of return to medievalism, we might say, back to the future of a dark age for anyone but criminals, gangs, and urban warlords. It is a space of illiterate power–strength unresponsive to rationality or political debate." Cities Under Siege (bldgblog, thanks, Susannah).
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