LETTER: Destruction of our countryside

It may be feared that Brexit is in danger from opposing wings.

Thursday, 14th September 2017, 12:59 pm
Updated Thursday, 14th September 2017, 1:02 pm

They comprise those who see Britain as an economy competing against the world for advantage in the worst kind of globalised neo-Victorian capitalism, and those who believe they can act like citizens in a global society that does not exist and will not do so by wishful thinking.

We can have equality and freedom within established political societies, and co-operative equality between them. But industry and the economy must ultimately belong to established and stabilised society, and its established peoples.

And the worst development of recent years for the natural and social environment is perhaps the rise of urban man, who improves the countryside by building houses and roads on it, in order that an increasing population can get somewhere else in order to enjoy its destruction.

R.W. Standing

Sea Road, East Preston


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