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Please understand, Veblen had nothing against time off from work.  His Leisure Class was a group of people who got their social status from putting their uselessness on display.

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"Remember the I35W bridge--who needs terrorists when there are Republicans"

by techno (reply@elegant-technology.com) on Mon Mar 19th, 2007 at 02:34:05 AM EST
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