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Sarah Bellum
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Message 127 of 150 (885080)
03-21-2021 4:14 PM
Reply to: Message 1 by purpledawn
05-01-2011 10:16 AM


Rand, in Atlas Shrugged, put out money as a thing worth some degree of . . . reverence? . . . not sure if that's the right word, because she was setting it in opposition to the mystics of her day: the mystics of spirit, the preachers who asked their flock to suffer in the here-and-now in exchange for bogus promises of a hereafter, and the mystics of muscle, the statists who asked their citizens to suffer in the here-and-now in exchange for bogus promises of an earthly workers' paradise somewhere in the unspecified future.

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