« A Union ... Where? | Main | Sorry, Readers, I've Got a New Schedule; and Michael Burry’s Strange Buy »

09/15/2019

Comments

Feed You can follow this conversation by subscribing to the comment feed for this post.

Charles N. Steele

Really interesting. And makes a good deal of sense.

But there's another point that shouldn't be missed: the "anywheres" really are *not* able to live anywhere; they are only comfortable in elitist enclaves, and wouldn't think of mixing with commoners, normals, and other "deplorables." Gated communities, high rent districts, expensive suburbs, universities and university towns, top-line resorts and hotels... These can be located anywhere, so these provincials imagine themselves "citizen of the world," but they can neither understand nor stomach 90% of the world.

John Pepple

Not only can they not stomach 90% of the world, but the baby-boomer American version of the "citizen of the world" cannot stomach the sports that those foreigners like, as I talked about in my book on soccer.

The comments to this entry are closed.

October 2019

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
    1 2 3 4 5
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
27 28 29 30 31    
Blog powered by Typepad

My Books