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Wendell Berry’s time

Kentucky poet, writer and farmer Wendell Berry’s time is now. So says Dallas Morning News columnist and Crunchy Con blogger Rod Dreher in a wonderful essay that appeared in the paper earlier this week. Dreher writes:

Could any man be less relevant to the politics and culture of our time than an old Kentucky poet-farmer who is so out of step with the times that he refuses to use a computer and still tills his earth using draft horses? And yet, given the converging crises of this extraordinary moment in American history, it just might be that in the winter of a long and honorable career, Wendell Berry’s moment has arrived.

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