My Thoughts

It takes no genius to recognize the troubled times we are experiencing. So much of what surrounds us is dystopian, a thing straight off the pages of Orwellian fiction and yet, it is real, so real, so terribly wrong. For most of the heartland beyond the peripheries of power, pomposity, and population there is dis-ease, a vague disquietude, of life now faded into nameless gray. I am reminded of the novel Atlas Shrugged which described a world gone mad. It seems so déjà vu all over again. Santayana wrote, “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” Let us add to it, “Those who rewrite history condemn themselves.”

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