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 Waylon Lewis
on Jul 21, 2011
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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 & 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. | His first book, Things I would like to do with You, is now available.


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