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  • Camille Paglia
    Camille Paglia
    American academic and social critic 1947-
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    Capitalism is an art form, an Apollonian fabrication to rival nature. It is hypocritical for feminists and intellectuals to enjoy the pleasures and conveniences of capitalism while sneering at it. Everyone born into capitalism has incurred a debt to it. Give Caesar his due.
  • Benjamin Franklin
    Benjamin Franklin
    American statesman and physicist 1706-1790
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    Happiness consists more in small conveniences of pleasures that occur every day, than in great pieces of good fortune that happen but seldom to a man in the course of his life.
  • Raoul Vaneigem
    Raoul Vaneigem
    Belgian Situationist Philosopher 1934-
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    Production and consumption are the nipples of modern society. Thus suckled, humanity grows in strength and beauty; rising standard of living, all modern conveniences, distractions of all kinds, culture for all, the comfort of your dreams.
  • Bernard Mandeville
    Bernard Mandeville
    British writer and artist 1670-1733
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    Then leave Complaints: Fools only strive
    To make a Great an Honest Hive.
    T'enjoy the World's Conveniences,
    Be fam'd in War, yet live in Ease,
    Without great Vices, is a vain
    Eutopia seated in the Brain.
    Source: The Fable of the Bees The Moral, line 1, p. 23
  • Bernard Mandeville
    Bernard Mandeville
    British writer and artist 1670-1733
    Bernard Mandeville
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    Thus Vice nurs'd Ingenuity,
    Which join'd with Time and Industry,
    Had carry'd Life's Conveniences,
    It's real Pleasures, Comforts, Ease,
    To such a Height, the very Poor
    Liv'd better than the Rich before.
    Source: The Fable of the Bees The Grumbling Hive, line 197, p. 11
  • Anna C. Brackett
    Anna C. Brackett
    American philosopher and feminist 1836-1911
    Anna C. Brackett
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    We go on multiplying our conveniences only to multiply our cares. We increase our possessions only to the enlargement of our anxieties.
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