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August 1, 2013

The Environmental Apocalypse

The liberal billionaire who clamors about sustainability likes progress.
What he dislikes is the middle class with its mass produced cars and homes, cheap restaurants full of fatty foods and television sets and daily deliveries of cardboard boxes full of stuff and shopping malls. He thinks, in all sincerity, that they would be happier and more spiritually fulfilled as peasants. It's not an original idea. Sultan Knish:

Posted by gerardvanderleun at August 1, 2013 9:03 AM. This is an entry on the sideblog of American Digest: Check it out.

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What that billionaire especially dislikes is a middle class that can think for itself, see through advertising, and maybe not buy the stuff that made him a billionaire in the first place, unless it really is in their best interest to do so. Yeah, I know, I'm dreaming. Jefferson's vision of an educated republic is farther now from reality than ever.

Posted by: waltj at August 1, 2013 11:31 AM

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