Richard M. Ebeling, At any moment in time, the world seems to be going to hell in a hand-basket.
Richard M. Ebeling, an AIER Senior Fellow, is the BB&T Distinguished Professor of Ethics and Free Enterprise Leadership at The Citadel.
At any moment in time, the world seems to be going to hell in a hand-basket. Manners are missing; ethics are being eliminated; culture is corrupted; The fears and concerns about social conditions and their solutions heard today have been expressed many a time in the past, both more distant and closer to our own time. For instance, the famous 19th- century American poet Walt Whitman (1819-92) expressed such disenchantment about the United States in his 1871 essay, Democratic Vistas -
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