Belize, Central America

"The deepest problems of modern life flow from the attempt of the individual to main- tain the independence and individuality of his existence against the sovereign powers of society, against the weight of the histor- ical heritage and the external culture and technique of life. This antagonism repre- sents the most modern form of the conflict which primitive man must carry on with nature for his own bodily existence."


To read the chapter 1 of George Simmel's book, The Metropolis And Mental Life - HERE