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When We’re Stuck in Non-Places…

When We’re Stuck in Non-Places…

Airports are classified as non-places, according to Marc Auge, a French anthropologist. His premise is as follows (pasted from Wikipedia): Marc Auge coined the phrase “non-place” to refer to anthropological spaces of transience that do not hold enough significance to be regarded as “places”. Examples of a non-place would be a motorway, a hotel room, an airport or a supermarket. These non-places are all frighteningly similar, no matter where you go. The airport in New Delhi this week was almost…

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