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Wednesday, November 28th, 2012

Capitalism is NOT What Conservatives Think It Is

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Mandeville, LA - Exclusive Transcript - This is an Inigo Montoya moment. It does not mean what you think it does. What you mean to say is free enterprise, that’s what you mean to say. You do not mean to say capitalism. As Thomas Fleming points out at Chronicles Magazine, there is a reason for that. This story is posted in its entirety in today’s Pile of Prep. Here’s what Fleming writes about the use of the term capitalism. As we continue our education together, la….Continue

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"It may seem to many readers that as I have elaborated my initial hypothesis I have step by step deprived myself of very nearly all possible argumentative allies. But is not just this required by the hypothesis itself? For if the hypothesis is true, it will necessarily appear implausible, since one way of stating part of the hypothesis is precisely to assert that we are in a condition which almost nobody recognizes and which perhaps nobody at all can recognize fully. If my hypothesis appeared initially plausible. it would certainly be false. And at least if even to entertain this hypothesis puts me into an antagonistic stance. it is a very different antagonistic stance from that of, for example, modern radicalism. For the modern radical is as confident in the moral expression of his stances and consequently in the assertive uses of the rhetoric of morality as any conservative has ever been. Whatever else he denounces in our culture he is certain that it still possesses the moral resources which he requires in order to denounce it. Everything else may be, in his eyes, in disorder; but the language of morality is in order. just as it is. That he too may be being betrayed by the very language he uses is not a thought available to him."  - Alastair MacIntyre

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