Dallas Must Do More to Guard Against Natural Disaster

People who choose to live in a big city like Dallas give up a lot of control over their lives. For example, while they get to choose a befitting neighborhood, they don't get to choose their neighbors. City dwellers also relinquish control over their general environment, the streets, highways and buildings they need for everyday life. These are the responsibility of others.Moreover, a city dweller lives without the open space that's available to a rural villager or farmer to store a year's worth of grain, keep a full cistern of drinking water, tend a cow and have chickens running around. On any given day, a family living in the country can literally see whether they have enough food.  Continue reading...

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