Construed as a means instead of an end, history is the weapon with which we defend the future against the past.
Never in the history of the world have so many people been so rich; never in the history off the world have so many of those same people felt themselves so poor.
What kind of people do we wish to become, and how do we know an American when we see one? Is it possible to pursue a common purpose without a common history or a standard text?
At this late stage in the history of American capitalism I'm not sure I know how much testimony still needs to be presented to establish the relation between profit and theft.