Chapter 6: Evolution in Action

Letter to Middle England

…American workers can no longer be guaranteed that they will continue to secure bigger and bigger slices of this pie. This is because the path of capitalism goes upwards and onwards, towards what and where we know not. But what is inevitable is that it is not standing still, and it will not stand still. All we can do is find the means and the wherewithal to keep finding equilibrium between its promise of freedom and owning oneself and the right of others to that freedom to own themselves.

The foundation of dominance, of gain for the few at the expense of the many on which possessive individualism has been built is flawed. History like capitalism does not stand still. No one nation or group of people can sustain their dominance for eternity, especially not in the battlefield of the free market place, without an existential crisis that hurries inevitable decline…

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