Thing is that the world’s wealth has always been grossly uneven. That’s not good but there are worse factors weighing down on humanity.

The Earth is a fixed sized container with limited resources of which climate change is amplifying those limitations. Capitalism, depending on endless growth and expansion, is now running headlong into a condition of necessary contraction.

It is like a cage of fast multiplying rats reaching the density breaking point. They go into a killing rage of frustration.

Jim Ridgway, Jr. military writer — author of the American Civil War classic, “Apprentice Killers: The War of Lincoln and Davis.” Christmas gift, yes!

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