Posts Tagged ‘scoffing at the wisdom of the past’

When you grow up in your father’s cornfield, you can convince yourself that you know something about farming.  But over time, a lack of good seed, and neglect of the soil, take their toll.  With each successive generation expecting more, and less willing to replenish the land, a once fruitful plain slips into barrenness.  Such is the story of America, where we’ve scoffed at the wisdom of those who came before us, and find ourselves reaping of the hybrid seed we’ve chosen to sow.

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