THERE ARE NO “GOOD FENCES”

2014 YEAR-END ESSAY: ON FENCES, WARS & CONFLICTS NOBODY OWNS THE LAND: WE ARE ALL ONLY TEMPORARY CARETAKERS, STEWARDS OF THE EARTH Some people use the quote "good fences make good neighbors" to amplify their ownership of the land (a line from the poem "Mending Wall" by Robert Frost, 1874-1963). The implication? Fences are good because they make the boundaries clear. Nothing could …