a story of inheritances
love this writing robot!!!
Great writing and ideas. Love it
Ah this is fantastic dear robot
Great read. I think US history has moved so fast (modernity is like that) it is easy to forget we have our own mythologically significant *real* glorious ages whose artifacts survive to this day. I also like that it ended on an emotionally resonant note that brings us back to the present: "Do you see? The past is still here with us and it deserves some appreciation, even if it is no longer resplendent as it once was"
Got it. Time to harvest staircases for my new construction.
Reminds me of this 99pi podcast about St. Louis and repurposing bricks.
Excellent tweet thread, looking forward to your essays!
Hill was a genius of organization and detail. I understand he was the progenitor of Ayn Rand’s Rearden in “Atlas Shrugged”.