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Guide to Kulchur - Part V, Section XI, Arabia Deserta, Kung, Chaucer Was Framed?, Happy Days, The Promised Land Summary & Analysis

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Part V, Section XI, Arabia Deserta, Kung, Chaucer Was Framed?, Happy Days, The Promised Land Summary and Analysis

"Arabia Deserta" begins with discussions of old writings that identify high and low cultures. There are other ways to measure cultures as well, but Pound does not primarily give concrete advice, save for his liking of Chinese culture. On the next page, Pound lists a large quote on the nature of usury in medieval and ancient times. He points out that "sovereignty rests in money" and that the United States Constitution is the greatest political document of all time. The basis of the state is its economic justice. Communism is therefore barbarous and Hebrews are primitive theocrats. No people ignorant of the nature of money can maintain their rights.

"Kung" is another discussion...

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