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It is my view that the simplest explanation is there is no God. No one created the universe and no one directs our fate. This leads me to a profound realization. There is probably no heaven, and no afterlife either. We have this one life to appreciate the grand design of the universe, and for that, I am extremely grateful.
Bad architecture is in the end as much a failure of psychology as of design. It is an example expressed through materials of the same tendencies which in other domains will lead us to marry the wrong people, choose inappropriate jobs and book unsuccessful holidays: the tendency not to understand who we are and what will satisfy us.
Prayer does not mean that I am to bring God down to my thoughts and my purposes, and bend his government according to my foolish, silly, and sometimes sinful notions. Prayer means that I am to be raised up into feeling, into union and design with him; that I am to enter into his counsel and carry out his purpose fully.
You can’t exceed the system with language. You can only exceed the system with events; recommended procedures that are better. You can’t exceed the system by telling people to be good, be kind, be considerate… You have to take away the conditions that makes it necessary for you to be kind. And to be kind, you design highways that aren’t slippery; where no accidents, or less accidents, occur. In the future, everybody becomes an innovator – a creator.
If there’s a group like Amish people, that want to live their own lifestyle – they don’t want to live in our city – they want to live out in the country, with their own projects. We’ll put up the buildings for them, design the buildings for them, design the food production systems for them – if they want us to. But we don’t control them.