The biggest-ever experiment in back-to-the-land hippie lifestyle is now known as the Dark Ages.

Matt Ridley.

10 thoughts on “Word”

  1. Bring out your dead, unless your environmentally friendly decomposable coffin has rotted prematurely.

  2. A cynic is what an optimist calls a realist – my favourite quote from my favourite programme.

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  4. Having said all of that, let’s not forget that the more “civilised” Romans used system that also probably commends itself to some central planning types: slavery. Not everything changed for the worse when the Vandals, Goths and Millwall fans trashed Rome.

  5. That’s yer Viscount Ridley now, b’ain’t he?

    P.S. The bloody German and Irish invaders used slavery too, you silly boy.

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