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  • The emigrant's destiny: The foreign country has not become home, but home has become foreign.

    --Alfred Polger (d. 1955), Der Emigrant und die Heimat

    Emigranten-Schicksal: Die Fremde ist nicht Heimat geworden. Aber die Heimat Fremde.

    Between 2007 and 2009, I lived in Los Angeles after living in Paris for many years. My Paris blog (before and after my Los Angeles sojourn) is Rue Rude.

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    23 September 2007


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    I have been wondering how you are bearing up in light of the vapidity and degradation of the "common culture" LA offers, compared to that of Paris. It seems so depressing to me, that obliviousness and lack of depth that is the mindset of the LA world. Hey, I'm American, so I can say it! How I long for an educated and informed populace...

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