The earth is a generous mother. It will provide abundance if we will cultivate her, the soil, in peace and justice.
Wednesday, February 9, 2011
And The Moon is A Harsh Mistress
Once and future secretary of defense Donald Rumsfeld caught Richard Nixon in a lyrical mood during a meeting in January 1994, a few months before Nixon's death. Among other somewhat more hard-boiled Nixonian reflections, Rumsfeld noted this one in a memo to his file: