johnsu01 (johnsu01) wrote,
johnsu01
johnsu01

Self-made?

Amen.

The truth is that hardly anyone is "self-made." Every day, we use sewer systems, ride on Interstate highways or subways, surf the Internet and send kids to schools that we created by investing in our society's public life.

- Ruth Rosen, The Nation, 2005 April 11

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