Re: [fukuoka_farming] Re: Diamond.... and the Agricultural sin
> CEO's who make more in a day than their underlings ...This debate has been raging in Germany for years. It is more political
than real and primarily driven by a "culture of envy." Before an election,
political parties will suddenly, after 7 years in office, propose a special
tax for the rich without saying how much such a move would bring to the
public coffers. After the election, this is quickly forgotten since anybody
who understands anything knows full well that such a tax doesn't bring
any significant new tax income and is more likely than not to motivate
those who are in a position to do so to put their money elsewhere.
>In the context of Joel Salatin's EVERYTHING I WANT TO DO IS ILLEGAL,Ah, it's the corporate bad guys again!? From the piece by Joel that
>in many respects it's illegal to step outside of the corporate frame
>work in the developed world....
was circulated on the web under the same title I think it has more to
do with burocracies and our society's demand on politics to provide
for each and every mishap the can occur during our lifetime, which
invariably leads to a regulated society that prohibits everything I
want to do too.
>while I support European Unions protections for artisan products, atGerman beer, French wines, Italian cheese and many other local
>the same time it debilitates others from sealing similar products..
products have a tradition that reaches back hundreds of years.
Why destroy such traditions in the name of free trade?
Companies are known to have created new brands.
>Ihave a strong sense that local food will be the next "organic", aIt's been in the news for some time and protectionist politicians
>system to encourage this would be helpful...
are bound to jump on the bandwagon. There is no reason to
assume that it would be easier to regulate local than to certify
And as Confucius said, if there is a way around it the trickster
will find it in no time (The Banalects, Vol. 3, Chapter 5, Paragraph
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