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
This is horrifyingly real -- how a very ordinary young man with decent impulses and a Socialist father could become a Nazi murderer of Jews. It must really have been like this for many of those young soldiers in the Wehrmacht. Do read A Report From Chekernassy by Sean McCormick, at Carve Magazine.