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“Just as man can't exist without his body, so no rights can exist without the right to translate one's rights into reality, to think, to work and keep the results, which means: the right of property.”     Ayn Rand

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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