The people on the edge see them first

Finnerty shook his head. “He’d pull me back into the center, and I want to stay as close to the edge as I can without going over. Out on the edge you see all kinds of things you can’t see from the center.” He nodded. “Big, undreamed-of things–the people on the edge see them first.”

—Kurt Vonnegut. Player Piano.

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