June 3, 2012

“Totalitarianism results when bureaucracy has succeeded in breaking our will to resist arbitrary, whimsical and senseless requirements. Passive, cooperative and apologetic, we accommodate, without protest, to tyranny.”

Ed Smith


Purpose of endeavor

April 18, 2012

“We need a nobler economics that is not afraid to discuss spirit and conscience, moral purpose and the meaning of life, an economics that aims to educate and elevate people, not merely to measure their low-grade behavior.”

–Theodore Roszak, from the introduction to Small is Beautiful, by E. F. Schumacher