You Do What You Have To Do To Survive (Podcast)

A recent news article talks about how young, unemployed urban Greeks are leaving the city to return to agricultural work in the countryside.  They’re producing and marketing their own products directly to consumers.  It’s part of a wider economic trend that has a lot of positive features.

In life, you do what you have to do to survive.

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Cato’s Advice On Purchasing A Farm


Cato the Elder (234-149 B.C.) is one of those legendary figures in early Roman history.  Known for his stern, uncompromising vision with regard to personal morality, rules, and social obligations, his treatise On Agriculture (De agri cultura) constitutes the earliest complete Latin text that has survived.

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