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20 November 2016 @ 07:08 am
“That’s your education talking.”  
On Rural America: Understanding Isn’t The Problem

Thanx to andrewducker
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Steveanton_p_nym on November 20th, 2016 03:55 pm (UTC)
Yeah, that's the skull-pounding-on-desk part; so, so many urbanites either came from rural areas or are the immediate descendants of people who did. I'm one; Dad grew up on a very rural farm and moved to the city as a young man the first chance he got.

-- Steve thinks this is part of a very old story of rural people claiming to be morally superior to urbanites, which dates back at least to the Roman Republic. It wasn't true then, and still isn't true now.
et in Arcadia egobooapostle_of_eris on November 24th, 2016 02:42 pm (UTC)
It dates back at least to the Biblical prophets.