Jon Stewart: “Here’s what’s sad: we fought so hard to leave Britain because of their unaccountable imperial leadership…and now look at us.”

Via on Jul 21, 2011

England is awesome!

This is funny and easy to agree with on the surface…but a subtle, delicate, fascinating question: I am one of countless Americans horrified by the ever-sinking levels of partisan discourse…but this here video re the UK system of shouting and debate seems to imply that such a “descent” is healthy, even vital to democracy. What think ye, ol’chap?

About Waylon Lewis

Waylon Lewis, founder of elephant magazine, now elephantjournal.com & host of Walk the Talk Show with Waylon Lewis, is a 1st generation American Buddhist “Dharma Brat." Voted #1 in U.S. on twitter for #green two years running, Changemaker & Eco Ambassador by Treehugger, Green Hero by Discovery’s Planet Green, Best (!) Shameless Self-Promoter at Westword's Web Awards, Prominent Buddhist by Shambhala Sun, & 100 Most Influential People in Health & Fitness 2011 by "Greatist", Waylon is a mediocre climber, lazy yogi, 365-day bicycle commuter & best friend to Redford (his rescue hound). His aim: to bring the good news re: "the mindful life" beyond the choir & to all those who didn't know they gave a care. elephantjournal.com | facebook.com/elephantjournal | twitter.com/elephantjournal | facebook.com/waylonhlewis | twitter.com/waylonlewis | Google+ For more: publisherelephantjournalcom

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