I posted the following words (slightly edited) this morning on a local journalist’s blog. I believe the readers of “Mary Elizabeth Sings” will be interested in my thoughts on America’s future character and destiny. See below:
“One of the points of my sharing the story of my great, great uncle, in which he was quoted as having said, ‘Why should I want to live if everyone else is starving?’ was to demonstrate that the current American value, and consciousness, of inordinate self-interest has not always been dominant within the American psyche. It has emerged as dominant only within the past 45 years. There is a reason for this. This shift in values has been created by deliberate design, as I will explain.