It is essential to experience all the times and moods of one good place. No one will ever be able to say how essential, how truly part of a
genuine life this is: but all this is lost in the abstract, formal routine of exercises under an official fluorescent light.
Photo by Lana Stowers (published in Flycatcher 1)
Merton quote from Conjectures of a Guilty Bystander (Image Books, 2009 edition)