“Was not their mistake once more bred of the life of slavery that they had been living?—a life which was always looking upon everything, except mankind, animate and inanimate—‘nature,’ as people used to call it—as one thing, and mankind as another, it was natural to people thinking in this way, that they should try to make ‘nature’ their slave, since they thought ‘nature’ was something outside them” — William Morris

Sunday, July 31, 2011


Currently we're all losing it re: the debt ceiling horror. I agree with Graham's recent post that what we really need to be getting on with is building the country again from the bottom up, starting with infrastructure. (It's a term Graham likes, and so do I.) He also links to these dire thoughts from Paul Krugman.

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