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capitalism
used in The Sunlight Dialogues

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Definition
an economic system based on private ownership of property and businesses, and on voluntary exchange in a competitive environment — with the belief that voluntary exchanges harness inborn self-interest in millions of decisions that benefit society
  • "This is called Capitalism," he said.
    1 — The Watchdog (93% in)
  • ...at each other, some of them, the rest of them nodding, very solemn, as if it were all oh so interesting, talking about books nobody past the age of twelve would read all the way through except to punish himself, yammering about Communism and Capitalism and Christianity and the Good Lay, and back in the dorm all the baby professors would do imitations, learning the gestures and the Right Quotations, prattling about Tillich and Bishop Pike and Mr. Fromm, and relaxing their minds in the...
    4 — Mama (80% in)
  • Capitalist liquor sellers.
    5 — Hunting Wild Asses (33% in)
  • You will say it's against man's grain, because, like any honest Jew, you are a capitalist: man's pride, confidence, is a function of his knowledge that this and this he possesses.
    7 — The Dialogue on Wood and Stone (60% in)
  • It was the fault of America, of Capitalism, of White Anglo-Saxon Protestantism.
    10 — Poetry and Life (69% in)
  • And there, my capitalist friend, is where the Blacks come in.
    17 — Benson versus Boyle (50% in)
  • The capitalistic basis of the great values of Western culture will preclude solution of the world's problems.
    21 — The Dialogue of Towers (66% in)

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