Quotation by Paul Goodman

When a village ceases to be a community, it becomes oppressive in its narrow conformity. So one becomes an individual and migrates to the city. There, finding others likeminded, one re- establishes a village community. Nowadays only New Yorkers are yokels.
Paul Goodman (1911–1972), U.S. author, poet, critic. "Winter and Spring 1956-1957," sct. 8, Five Years (1966).
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