John Cusack Rips Culture Of Greed

Avatar:
Ben Cohen
Author:
Publish date:
Social count:
0

By Ben Cohen

A brilliant article by John Cusack, a true progressive and speaker of truth to power. Forget the Angelina Jolies and Madonna's of this world, Cusack is the real deal:

The final irony of the free-market Darwinist model is instead of the


strongest and best surviving, it's really the weakest and the worst.


From a moral and spiritual point of view this is hardly in doubt. See


George Bush. The gospel he purports to serve tells us this but perhaps


he saw Christ as a conqueror. I've always doubted men who call


themselves Christians who live by the law of the jungle. The gospels,


the Koran and the Torah make no bones about it: wealth is not strength;


power often represents not the brightest and the best but the weakest


and worst. The beast in the Book of Revelation is not a horn-rimmed


devil but Rome. Empire. Any empire. Every empire.


As Bush leaves office, the real truth is this: the new economies of


the world disprove everything he ever said. Apparently that doesn't


matter.