John Kenneth Galbraith’s Wealth and Poverty (1963)

“The modern conservative… not even especially modern… is engaged… in one of man’s oldest, best financed, most applauded, and, on the whole, least successful exercises in moral philosophy. That is the search for a superior moral justification for selfishness….Social Security is viewed with alarm by those who have the comfortable cushion of an inherited income.”

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