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Not for Sale

Letter to the Editors

With regard to the megacorps buying up all our water (“The Great American Water Crisis,” by Maude Barlow and Wenonah Hauter, November 2013): We are witnessing what a 14th-century preachers’ manual, Fasciculus Morum, long ago observed about avarus (avarice): “When it has gained the whole earth, it wants the sea; and after that, it soon craves for what is in the air. And by rising thus it knows no limit.”

Tim Vivian
Bakersfield, California

This appears in the February 2014 issue of Sojourners
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