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June 27, 2008

The name of action

Victor Davis Hanson channels the ghost of Hamlet's father and the "can't do society".

Action entails risks and consequences. Mere thinking doesn’t. In our litigious society, as soon as someone finally does something, someone else can become wealthy by finding some fault in it. Meanwhile, a less fussy and more confident world abroad drills and builds nuclear plants, refineries, dams, and canals to feed and fuel millions who want what we take for granted.

Posted by Ghost of a flea at June 27, 2008 07:01 AM