No Straight Lines

Jane Jacobs has died.

To my mind, she was exactly what an intellectual should be, in every respect.

I like the quote from the Globe and Mail referenced at Crooked Timber: “She believed implicitly that there was no such thing as a straight line in the way people thought.”

I’ll have some of that, bartender.

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One Response to No Straight Lines

  1. kit says:

    I read Cities and the Wealth of Nations this semester, in what time I could find between classes. She was seriously wonderful.

    yeah.

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