For a minute, suspend your disbelief in the obvious impracticalities of what I’m offering and consider this: Suppose we ‘cut out’ a generation. Culturally. What would happen if our children grow up never being in touch with anything that resembles civilization. No cities, no language, no tools. What would happen to our species?
Berlin is one of the iconic capitals of Europe. With that title come a few characteristics: These cities are big, full of tourists, and full of history. And it’s the latter, the way this history expresses itself, that makes the character of a place like Berlin come to the surface for us to observe.