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August 5, 2011

MENE MENE TEKEL UPHARSIN

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The message -- and it is not only for the lords of the feast -- is that we aren't great enough for our times. 
The challenges are immense and exhilarating; too many of us are shabby and small.  We tread the endless circles of our own habits and ideas while around us the world is changed beyond recognition.  We accept shabby lies and conventional fictions for solid truths; we build our homes upon the sand, and demand government subsidized insurance in case the floods come. -- The Invisible Hand Is Writing On Our Wall | Via Meadia

Posted by Vanderleun at August 5, 2011 3:51 PM. This is an entry on the sideblog of American Digest: Check it out.

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