Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Threat to the Spoiled

[The castigation of profitable, hard workers] looks alarmingly like a dull hatred of every form of personal superiority.  The spoiled children perceive correctly that the superior person is certain, sooner or later, to demand superior things of them, and this interferes with consumption and, above all, with thoughtlessness.
Source: Richard Weaver, Ideas Have Consequences 1948

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