M for Money for Nothing

How much land does a man need, anyway ? Whether you feel that Tolstoy’s famous short story was a cautionary tale against the evils of capitalism or simply a thinly veiled paean to the socialist way of thinking  (though sometimes a good story could be, you know, just a good story !) the obvious moral of the story cannot be disputed. Our own physical needs are finite, even if we often pursue the accumulation of physical objects with caprice and boundless ambition. I was reminded of this fable, sadly, when a few weeks back I read about the conviction of … Continue reading M for Money for Nothing