Re: theos-l digest: November 03, 1998
Nov 05, 1998 10:29 PM
In a message dated 11/4/98 12:01:05 AM Eastern Standard Time, Kym writes:
<< Capitalism can hardly claim that equality is part of its goal; actually
such a goal is considered rather wussy by many of capitalism's adherents. >>
Although I would point out that a central tenet of capitalism is that one can
advance by the fruits of one's efforts, regardless of station, class, race, or
creed, so the equalizing is one of effort rather than automatically conferred.
See, e.g., Horatio Alger and progeny (the "American Dream").
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