Robert D. Kaplan

“Indeed, Chicago seems to have literally sucked the air out of Springfield: another case of American becoming a network of massive city-states more intimately interconnected with other continents than with their own hinterlands. It is in the merging with the rest of the world and global civilization that the forces of division come to the fore at home. Springfield: another small city that should inspire but doesn't.”


Robert D. Kaplan, Earning the Rockies: How Geography Shapes America's Role in the World
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