Sunday, April 29, 2012

Quotation Of The Day: Why I'm Displaced Edtion

Writing about Wendell Berry's Jefferson Lecture of the National Endowment for the Humanities in the Financial  Times (registration required), Christopher Caldwell praises Berry's assertion that Americans' "essential mistake has been to ignore 'propriety of scale,'" and notes,
In the US, however, there is no political outlet for a conservatism that fears bigness in the private sector as much as in the public sector.
I fear bigness in both sectors, but I don't find many partisans who share both fears.

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