Concern or control?
Once a man could travel hundreds, even thousands of miles, find a piece of land suitable (or not) to his needs, lay claim and call it his.
Those days are long gone.
But in the more recent past, a person (because by this time a woman could own land) could do what they deemed appropriate with their private property.
Those days too, are long gone.
There are few areas that go unregulated by various agencies in all levels of government, and that list grows smaller each day.
Now, we have committees regulating how we use our personal property. In order to sell the ground from our land, we must hav...