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the man ain't got no culture

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    Roughly 40 years ago, Simon and Garfunkel released a song with the improbable title of

    "A Simple Desultory Philippic (or How I Was Robert McNamara'd into Submission)"

    Although you could easily pull up the lyrics for the song, the paragraph that is the most applicable to today is this one:

    "I knew a man, his brain was so small
    He couldn't think of nothing at all
    Not the same as you and me
    He doesn't dig poetry
    He's so unhip that when you say Dylan
    He thinks you're talking about Dylan Thomas
    Whoever he was
    The man ain't got no culture
    But it's alright, ma, everybody must get stoned

    This morning's Al Jazeera had an excellent article about WHY it's important to protect cultural sites:

    https://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/opinion/threatening-culture-trumpian-times-200112111745709.html

    Trump, of course, ain't got no culture either, which is why he pulled the United States out of UNESCO in 2018. Fortunately, his bark was worse than his bite, and he withdrew his threat against cultural sites after his military that they would NOT destroy cultural sites - and he suddenly decided to follow international law.