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Less, Please

posted on January 3, 2013

At Commonweal, Gary Gutting reflects on the relationship of capitalism and happiness, advocating for a return to liberal education to restore “the good life” in modern society. Gutting writes, “But, in a democracy, an ideal of the good life has no force unless the people’s will sustains it. Liberally educated consumers—and voters—are our only hope of subordinating capitalism to a humane vision of the good life.”

Read at Commonweal