Being ready to capitalize on the events that our out of our control will make our descendants look back at WWIII, the great floods of the 21st century, or the invasion of the Martians in a more positive light.
Despite its small size and dense population the Netherlands makes far more food than it can eat. This is how a nation that was once starving under the Nazis has now become a world leader in farming techniques and agriculture technologies.
The house were Adriaan Florensz Boeyens (1459-1523) was born in Utrecht. Youngest of four boys, son of a carpenter, the house belonged to his grandfather, a near perfect brick building with a beautiful dutch gable. The engraving is from the 18th c. Crowned Pope Adrian VI in 1522. https://t.co/OW4xPsu2uk
“Capitalism, in spite of the term’s origin as a Marxist pejorative, is the one economic arrangement most compatible with individual freedom of expression in matters of religion, politics, philosophy or anything else, for that matter.”