Wednesday, 14 November 2007

Ice Cream Moghul Loses (Ball) Bearings

Here’s Ben Cohen. He co-founded Quirky Vermont Icecream business Ben & Jerry’s:
Crazy Guy. Now here’s Peter Maurin. He co-founded a Catholic Worker movement, Pete & Dorothy’s:
If we are crazy it is because we refuse to be crazy in the same way that the world has gone crazy... The future will only be different if we make the present different.
Now, who’s really crazy here? And, just putting in a word for the couple of dozen BB's with Union Jacks on them, why do “we,” along with the guys who have 10,000 ball bearings, get to lead the whole world in its high crusade to prevent other people getting any ball bearings — which they surely shouldn't have, because only a maniac would want any.
To quote Father Dougal, “Ted. I'm going mad.

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