Only Landed People Create Monuments and Art


[C]alifornia. A very desirable geography. The best other than France. In both cases the geography is a natural resource exploitable by the state.

As I said to Ron Manners: natural resources make you a slave because States must defend them. Diasporic peoples avoid these high costs at the expense of permanent insecurity. The golden mean (happy median) is Liberty – prevention of the state while also holding land.

Only landed people create monuments and art.   And Europe is a vast, open air museum. 

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