: : Barry has hoped out loud for calamity...
: For those who want to re-live the thrilling days of yesteryear, Gort's whole tedious overstatement was refuted with this post.
: Speaking of overstatement, Stuart, how about your great one-liner about what a blessing it is to starve in order to appreciate a menial job? For the uninitiated, the quote is here.
You may not think that there is any truth to be drawn from that statement.
Ask anyone who lived through the depression what they thought of a job, any job.
Of course that would be an anecdote, merely one persons personal experience, something that can be easily refuted through the magic of Marxist/Leninist/Trotskyite dialectic.