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Getting Ahead of the World by Leaving it Behind: Megapolis and the Myth of Progress

By Farweez Imamudeen - Sat Apr 16, 8:42 am

Image courtesy Steve Cutts

The question remains. For Sri Lanka, in terms of its list of priorities, is Megapolis an absolute necessity or just another luxury that we can’t afford? or worse, a luxury that will eventually drive us and the world over the precipice?

There is a popular proverb. Look before you leap. Nonetheless it has been our tradition in Sri Lanka to look only after we have leapt, but still we don’t seem to have learnt anything.

A generation that intends to make money out of everything is well capable of putting money over people….

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