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The Welfare State and the Selfish Society

Written By: Dennis Prager  |  Posted: Tuesday, May 10th, 2011

            In the contemporary world, where left-wing attitudes are regarded as normative, it is a given that capitalism, with its free market and profit motive, emanates from and creates selfishness, while socialism, the welfare state and the "social compact," as it is increasingly referred to, emanate from and produce selflessness.

            The opposite is the truth.

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