Lew and Heroic Burgers

Some things tend to stick in your memory. For some reason, I can never forget Lew’s brilliant tribute to the hamburger. These stirring words always make me want to drive down to the Whataburger and chow down:

And what a glorious thing the hamburger is. It combines meat, grains, cheese, and vegetables into a simple, delicious package for quick and enjoyable consumption. It seems so easy, yet the efficient production of the hamburger, in all its details, is of infinite complexity. Only the coordinative powers of a market economy could possibly produce it.


11:17 am on June 19, 2005