“Water then food. Agriculture then industry. Old then new. Critical then extra. Simple to complex. Concrete to abstract. Dirt to clouds. Real to unreal.”

This from Torberg:

The infinite upward scroll makes a great metaphor for the great American belief in “progress”, whatever that might mean. If it seems familiar, it did to me. The first thing I thought of was Marco Bramilla’s “Civilization”:

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