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A lot of readers asked me to comment on Chrysler’s “God Made a Farmer” ad, but I’ve been reluctant to do so.  Sure, farmers work their butts off, and it is one of the hardest jobs in the world, but I’m not all that excited to see it being used to sell cars.  On the…

What Are You Breeding For?

Wendell Berry has an essay in which he argues that the greatest single evidence for the merits of British culture is that they developed sixty-five breeds of sheep: What does it mean that an island not much bigger than Kansas or more than twice the size of Kentucky should have developed sixty or so breeds…