When America Was Great

It would be nice if everything was either-or, black or white;  if the laws of physics only allowed one cause for every observed effect.  It would be useful if history books reflected the true nature of what occurred in the past, and all our problems would be solved if everyone always told the truth.

This is all wishful thinking, of course.  It’s like unicorns and colonies on Mars.  It’s like the past we think we can recapture.

I was born in Akron, Ohio in 1947. Continue reading