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Quotation of the Day…

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… is from Camille Paglia’s October 6th essay in the Wall Street Journal, “How Capitalism Can Save Art [2]“:

But it is capitalism that ended the stranglehold of the hereditary aristocracies, raised the standard of living for most of the world and enabled the emancipation of women.  The routine defamation of capitalism by armchair leftists in academe and the mainstream media has cut young artists and thinkers off from the authentic cultural energies of our time.