Karen Tei Yamashita Quote

The myth of the first world is that
development is wealth and technology progress.
It is all rubbish.
It means that you are no longer human beings
but only labor.
It means that the land you live on is not earth
but only property.


Tropic of Orange: A Novel (ed. 1997)

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The myth of the first world is that development is wealth and technology progress. It is all rubbish. It means that you are no longer human beings...

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The myth of the first world is that development is wealth and technology progress. It is all rubbish. It means that you are no longer human beings...

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The myth of the first world is that development is wealth and technology progress. It is all rubbish. It means that you are no longer human beings...

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The myth of the first world is that development is wealth and technology progress. It is all rubbish. It means that you are no longer human beings...