PART II - LAND USE PLANNING (national essays)

We architects and urban planners aren't the visible symbols of
oppression, like the military or the police. We're more
sophisticated, more educated, and more socially conscious.
We're the soft cops.

-  Robert Goodman, After the Planners

I've often thought that if our zoning boards could be
put in charge of botanists, of zoologists and geologists,
and people who know about the earth, we would have
much more wisdom in such planning than we have
when we leave it to the engineers.

-  Supreme Court Justice William O. Douglas

Common Sense
by Richard H. Carson