You know you're living in interesting times when Ron Paul's amendment to audit the Federal Reserve gets passed out of committee 43-26. But then again, 10% unemployment has prodded a lot of people to start questioning some fundamentals.
Like most utopias, "flight" says more about the times in which it was written than those that came to pass. And yet it's worth reading because the eerie similarities to today reveal how darned constant and consistent our utopic hopes are. Hopes that go back for thousands of years. Understanding the intricacies of this dynamic is the key to laying out a CONVINCING vision of tomorrow.
Plus, it's just really fun to read.This week kicks off a special 3-post look at "Flight." I hope you enjoy.