I found this tagged under alienation on Goodreads. How true. How is it that people are open to admiring such observations about society, but aren’t really taking it seriously, as would be apparent if they did something about it. In response to such a ‘radical’ observation, one would expect understanding only when one receives or witnesses a ‘radical’ response to address it. Right?
Everyone who lives outside the Big City is always going on about how ‘alive’ it would be at any time of the day, but it is only when you live in it do you realize that nobody really is alive. It is one step closer to zombie infestation. People sitting around lifelessly on local trains. Doing what they are ‘expected’ to do- expected by whom? I dunno? It is an imaginary grid of responsibilities and expectations that everybody seems to have thrust upon one another, yet nobody really has.