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Friday, February 5, 2016

THE MORALITY OF UNBRIDLED CAPITALISM

Andrew Carnegie was a steel magnate who gave millions of his own wealth to charity and yet refused to be charitable to his own workers. (unlike Henry Ford) They were required to work 12 hours a day, six days a week with only one holiday allowed. (The 4th of July) He believed that higher wages to his workers would be wasted on rich food, fancy clothing, and extravagant living (Which, of course, is exactly how he lived) which would ruin their character.


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