A Suicidal Civilization
© Eso A.B.
All comments appearing within brackets [ ] are editorial in origin. This series begins with 288.
This is when advantages of materialism begin to be challenged by the advantages of ‘culturalism’, which (when it was tempting for the wannabies to be ‘rich quick’) surrendered and even sacrificed its heritage and denied the nation’s forebears influence. Suddenly, we are beginning to hear the reawakening of long unheard questions: Did not our grandparents work with horses? Though a horse, admittedly, is slower than a tractor that pulls ten plows, and though one has to be careful not to stand by the hind legs of a horse, is not a horse a lot friendlier than a machine? Cities have emptied our countryside of people and addicted them to sitting before television screens. They’re getting fat on food stamps, and we cannot get them to move. If we eliminate taxes in the countryside—will that not encourage them to move there and raise their own veggies? I would believe so.
It was in