Connection between "End of Poverty" film and George...
- --- In LandCafe@yahoogroups.com, "Edward Dodson"
> One measure of the presentation's effectivenessThat's not a bad ratio, considering that many
> is that only about one of every three persons
> who views part 1 goes on to view part 2.
who open Part 1 may not be interested at all, or
were just surfing the Net for land value porn
(there's a concept...), etc.
> As Harry Pollard frequently says, GeorgistsOne way to engage people's interest is through
> have a solution to a problem nobody knows they
> have. The primary objective of this story is to
> explain that a land problem exists, what are
> its causes, and what ought to be done about it.
suspense: introduce a menace or threat that
viewers will want to see resolved harmlessly.
> The primary connections are between hierarchy,But hierarchy and land monopoly don't make
> land monopoly and poverty. I see liberty as a
> subject that requires a very different
> exploration of history -- if this type of
> thing could be expanded into a series.
people poor. Violation of their rights without
just compensation does. Consider a Stone Age
society where there is no landowning and no
hierarchy, just a thief who takes what people
produce. They are going to be poor.
-- Roy Langston