Choice

“The area of personal choice may be actually contracting. As individuals, for example, we have less and less choice about whether to accept aircraft noise, petrol fumes, pollution, traffic chaos, and many other ‘disamenities’ …

That we should still be trying to distort our environment to suit design decisions of automobile manufacturers is a reversal of commonsense which will, no doubt, seem incredible to our descendants”

– Angus Maude reviewing “Growth – the Price we Pay” by E.J Mishan (in Spectator 20/9/1969)

recorded 18/3/1980

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