• We live in an age of reproduction. Most of what makes up our personal picture of the world we have never seen with our own eyes--or rather, we've seen it with our own eyes, but not on the spot: our knowledge comes to us from a distance, we are televiewers, telehearers, teleknowers.

    Max Frisch (1994). “I'm Not Stiller”, p.161, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt