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Burgers and “The Bachelor”

Paige “Duffy” Lewis
March 18, 2015

Americans suffer from affluence. To hear some political leaders talk, you would think we were a third-world country without fresh drinking water and produce year round. Ameri-cans enjoy the highest standard of living in the history of the world, and too many do not know it.

bachelor_sean_lowe_women_tell_all_1The perils of affluence lead to complacency, which then leads to tyranny and poverty. An oft quoted Scottish historian, Alexander Fraser Tytler, Lord Woodhouselee, traced the development of a society from oppression to freedom and back to oppression: bondage, spiritual faith, courage, liberty, abundance, complacency, apathy, depend-ence, bondage. Some philosophers argue that the U.S. has surpassed apathy and en-tered into dependence. Judging by the latest statistic that 53 percent of American tax-payers now do not pay federal income taxes, this argument has gained veritas.

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