This outgrowth from our feeling of empowerment is one that came up yesterday as we discussed the treasures of the ancient world that appear in our museums, ‘collected’ or looted from the world at large as we in the west ramble about taking whatever pops up. Like the Taliban exploding statues of the Buddha that graced Afghanistan for aeons, we take ownership of treasures that aren’t ours, and our world diminishes around us.
|By: Beau Friedlander Wednesday March 11, 2009 4:42 am|
The phrase “ownership society” was removed from Bush’s bio on the White House web site. Why?