Planning, Pet Rocks And Psychobabble
"We have watched what was traditionally land use planning be reinvented as comprehensive planning, growth management, neo-traditional town planning, new urbanism, and now smart growth. Through this process of reinvention, we planners have increasingly put the psychology of planning before the functionality of planning... Our "know-it-all" attitude has also resulted in a failure to maintain the participation of the citizens who created these earlier plans and has fed the anti-growth and anti-planning voting among the electorate at the ballot box. We are reaping the bitter harvest of our blind faith in our own moral imperative..."
Thanks to Chris Steins