Blogging on bureaucracy, organizations, USDA, agriculture programs, American history, the food movement, and other interests. Often contrarian, usually optimistic, sometimes didactic, occasionally funny, rarely wrong, always a nitpicker.
Tuesday, October 03, 2017
Life Used To Be Better
This can't be dismissed as nostalgia. Growing up I remember being able to see stars at night, even the Milky Way. Now if you're Kevin Drum you have to travel to Ireland to see it.
Don't know if it's significant but mentions of the Milky Way have declined significantly since the 19th century according to Google Ngrams