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This pair of books presents the literary equivalent of a contrast between an old master's painting and Pop Art. If you prefer your Grand Canyon serene and spectacular, then Arizona Highways's ... Read full review
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Page 6 - Leave it as it is. You cannot improve on it. The ages have been at work on it, and man can only mar it . What you can do is to keep it for your children, your children's children and for all who come after you, as one of the great sights which every American, if he can travel at all, should see.
Page 6 - In passing from history to nature, myth acts economically: it abolishes the complexity of human acts, it gives them the simplicity of essences, it does away with all dialectics, with any going back beyond what is immediately visible, it organizes a world which is without contradictions because it is without depth, a world wide open and wallowing in the evident, it establishes a blissful clarity: things appear to mean something by themselves.