We destroy the beauty of the countryside because the un-appropriated splendors of nature have no economic value. We are capable of shutting off the sun and the stars because they do not pay a dividend. — John Maynard Keynes
Shock, awe, & reconsideration
The Iraq Blitzkrieg has jolted me -- and should have jolted everybody who hadn't already bought into Rumsfeldianism -- into rethinking many things. However, these thoughts are still too immature to expose them here. Soon, though.