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It’s a Mistake to Say History’s Evils Couldn’t Happen Here

McCargar Wrote: Nov 13, 2012 4:17 PM
When the "greatest generation" restarted after WWII, the U.S. had the only fully intact industrial base from which to build everything the world needed. We could dump ever decreasing quality goods on the world as the demand outpaced supply for everything: bulldozers, trucks, cars, tires, washing machines, refrigerators, tv's, etc. I was born in 1957. My father died at age thirty-nine while I was sixteen. By that age, I could write the orders for all dept's of our family store, and do the banking. We worked without pay, because as dad said, we worked for "room and board". I built international IC design/mfg co. - 3500 employees. Many stories like mine. The world changes. We don't have the lock on the market. Deal with it.

The Cathedral of St. John the Divine in uptown Manhattan, the fourth largest church in the world, and unfinished 120 years after its construction began in 1892, is a hodgepodge of Gothic, Romanesque, and Byzantine styles. It’s also a hodgepodge of theologies, like many Episcopalian churches, but it has groovy celebrations such as the blessings of bicycles in April, bees in June, and animals generally (from a tortoise to a yak) early in October.

The Cathedral’s most recent extravaganza was the Procession of the Ghouls that came this year on Oct. 26: Organ music accompanied a silent horror film, and...