In those vast new wildernesses of glass and brick the sharp distinctions of the older kind of town, with its slums and mansions, or of the country, with its manor houses and squalid cottages, no longer exist. There are wide gradations of income but it is the same kind of life that is being lived at different levels, in labor-saving flats or council houses, along the concrete roads and in the naked democracy of the swimming-pools.
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It is a rather restless, cultureless life, centering round tinned food Picture Post , the radio and the internal combustion engine. It is a civilization in which children grow up with an intimate knowledge of magnetoes and in complete ignorance of the Bible. To that civilization belong the people who are most at home in and most definitely of the modern world, the technicians and higher paid skilled workers, the airmen and their mechanics, the radio experts, film producers, popular journalists and industrial chemists.
They are the indeterminate stratum at which the older class distinctions are beginning to break down. Postcards from J G Ballard. Email Address. He dropped out of Cambridge to study literature in London. Back in London, he excelled in advertising, but quit while he was ahead. Flashes of goodness, as in his dealings with children, come as respite.
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