Re: [LandCafe] Marx, Engel and Morris on George
- Please. Leave the conspiracy theory alone. JDKOn Tue, Dec 18, 2012 at 11:33 AM, Scott Bergeson <scottb@...> wrote:___roy_langston___
It was mainly Henry George's failure to understand the
economic, moral, and political necessity of the UIE that
defeated the Single Tax movement in the 19th century.
Do you think maybe his death might have had just a little
bit more to do with "the defeat of the Single Tax movement"?
(Answer: of course!)
The timing, at least, seems rather suspicious. Has
there been any independent forensic examination?--
Very truly yours
John D. Kromkowski
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- It all depends on what you are writing and who will be the reader.Unfortunately, modern schooling isn't great at producing readers so material must be made simple for them. Which point doesn't throw out other writing which may be more complicated as it conveys more subtle directions..Harry********************The Alumni GroupThe Henry George Schoolof Los AngelesTujunga CA 90243(818) 352-4141********************On Sun, Dec 30, 2012 at 6:55 AM, John <burns-john@...> wrote:
--- In LandCafe@yahoogroups.com, Harry Pollard <harrypollard0@...> wrote:
> However, I suppose the short sentence is now
> the thing, which may or may not be an improvement.
Harry, tabloid newspapers use short sentences. People are familiar with that. So, you have to write to what they can easily understand. If they have to do double-takes they lose interest. It is that simple. Churchill realised that a long time ago. His books on WW2 and super easy to understand. The proof readers would highlight parts of the book(s) and he would override them. In the end they thanked him for teaching them how to write simple English.