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November 26, 2006

Rand on Thanksgiving

by Jason Pye

I know this is a little late, but I just came across this quote from Ayn Rand:

“Thanksgiving is a typically American holiday…The lavish meal is a symbol of the fact that abundant consumption is the result and reward of production.”

Only Rand can put capitalism in this kind of perspective.

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  1. You should read her defense of Christmas. :-)

    Comment by KipEsquire — November 27, 2006 @ 2:35 pm

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