Mural from Axel Void:
“For what I always hated and detested and cursed above all things was this contentment, this healthiness and comfort, this carefully preserved optimism of the middle classes, this fat and prosperous brood of mediocrity.”
Well, fair enough. I read Steppenwolf back in the day. Not sure Hackney Road is the best place to castigate the "optimism of the middle classes, this fat and prosperous brood of mediocrity" and "the comfort of the modern slave", but still...
Further down, Alex Senna: