„Great cities attract ambitious people. You can sense it when you walk around one. In a hundred subtle ways, the city sends you a message: you could do more; you should try harder. […] How much does it matter what message a city sends? Empirically, the answer seems to be: a lot. You might think that if you had enough strength of mind to do great things, you’d be able to transcend your environment. Where you live should make at most a couple percent difference. But if you look at the historical evidence, it seems to matter more than that. Most people who did great things were clumped together in a few places where that sort of thing was done at the time.”
Jaki jest komunikat Warszawy? Dla mnie to chyba „bądź sprytniejszy„. To hasło ma w sobie dużo wartości pozytywnych – bo pokazuje zaradność, ambicje i wszystkie dobre cechy charakteru moich znajomych, jak i też cwaniactwo, kombinowanie i chamstwo, z którymi się niestety można tu spotkać.
za pomocą Cities and Ambition.