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The imagination going dark

Before I left for a summer jaunt, I reread George Fitzhugh’s CANNIBALS ALL! (1857), a defense of slavery as a benign institution, especially as compared to the voracious capitalism and radical politics he claims to have witnessed in the industrial revolution.  543 more words

George Orwell

Conflicting Interests

Kings against the noble, nobility clashing with the middle class who are at odds with the working-class. The steady theme of world history is one of the drama and struggle of violent class rivalry. 183 more words

Industrial Past And Present (Thoughts From A Visit To The Henry Ford)

If you’re a Troubleshooter, I’ve discovered a destination that is worthy of a pilgrimage. This is a place where you can see the full panorama of the amazing (and recent) history of the industrial revolution. 2,143 more words