Sadie Smith reflects in The New York Review of Books on what it's like to live in Manhattan, a city full of people obsessed with self-actualization. It sounds a lot like new San Francisco.
"You don’t come to live here unless the delusion of a reality shaped around your own desires isn’t a strong aspect of your personality. “A reality shaped around your own desires”—there is something sociopathic in that ambition."
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