cities exist, after all, because people benefit from coming together
“What the data clearly shows,” West notes, “is that when people come together they become much more productive.”
It is theoretically possible that, rather than suburbs making people fat, fat people make suburbs. But only a soulless pundit funded by the automotive industry—and there are several—would claim that people are not more likely to be healthy in environments that invite walking.
They [car crashes] are the leading cause of death for all Americans between the ages of one and thirty-four
car crashes far outweighed murder by strangers as a cause of death in all locations