This democracy makes possible prosperity without freedom.
-- Jurgen Habermas
Constantly we are collapsing. Constantly we are fixing.
-- Vaclav Smil
I define modernism as any attempt by modern men and women to become subjects as well as objects of
modernization, to get a grip on the modern world and make themselves at home in it.
-- Marshall Berman
Extreme poverty is being eradicated, and the world is becoming middle class.