Manifesto of Old Men and Simple Preachers
The Abbebille Review. 2 23, 2016
8 Pages Posted: 15 Feb 2016 Last revised: 24 Feb 2016
Date Written: February 1, 2012
Over time a man, if he is perceptive, comes to certain conclusions. The most startling is that the greatest truths were spoken to him throughout his life by ordinary men, simple preachers, old men sitting around drinking soda and eating peanuts, his father. These men, if beneficiaries of a culture and community that embraces common-sense as a virtue, know truths that philosophers for centuries have tried in various ways to express. Common-sense is something all men should know; common-sense informs us of certain natural laws.
Keywords: political theory, economics, southern
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