"It is troubling how many people expect applause, recognition, when they have not even begun to learn an art or craft. Instant success is the order of the day; 'I want it now!' I wonder whether this is not part of our corruption by machines. Machines do things very quickly and outside the natural rhythm of life, and we are indignant if a car doesn't start at the first try. So the few things that we still do, such as cooking (though there are TV dinners!), knitting, gardening, anything at all that cannot be hurried, have a very particular value." (May Sarton, Journal of a Solitude, W W Norton, 1973, 15.)

Where Might the Money Go When Taxes are Reduced?

JTaxesMost political leaders have learned the art of spin these days. We therefore need to apply a careful hermeneutic to what they say. Most of us do not have that skill. I think this many's insights might help. Watch the video.