Food is the basis of the people; the people are the basis of the country; the country is the basis of the ruler.Every type of creature needs food (or something like it) to survive. Our planet has the capability to feed every critter and yet so many go hungry.
~ a passage from The Book of Leadership and Strategy by Thomas Cleary ~
Like so many other aspects of life, food has been transformed into nothing more than a commodity. In today's world of complex financial speculation, food is treated like an expendable pawn that is utilized to fatten a few pockets while millions starve.
To say the very least, ANY system that withholds the basic necessities of life in order that a few greedy bastards can pile up ever more money is an immoral system. And that's the kind of system that so many lionize today!
To read the introduction to this ongoing series, go here.