„I would sum up my fear about the future in one word: boring.“

Interview (30 October 1982) in Re/Search no. 8/9 (1984)
Contesto: I would sum up my fear about the future in one word: boring. And that's my one fear: that everything has happened; nothing exciting or new or interesting is ever going to happen again … the future is just going to be a vast, conforming suburb of the soul.

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