Thursday, April 10, 2008

Jews’ love-hate relationship with capitalism
Or why do people who have succeeded despite persecution thanks to a culture that prizes intellect (literacy is the culture: people of the book) and has a strong work ethic, values that are the opposite of socialism, vote the other way? (The clever and business-savvy survived... and were accused of being greedy.) There’s well-meant charity and identifying with other historically oppressed people of course. From LRC.

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