P90X-Insanity Hybrid, Day 77: (un) Rest

In speaking of the mobs in Britain (and here), Peggy channels Ayn Rand.

First, she quotes Theodore Dalrymple:

“A population thinks (because it has often been told so by intellectuals and the political class) that it is entitled to a high standard of consumption, irrespective of its personal efforts; and therefore it regards the fact that it does not receive that high standard, by comparison with the rest of society, as a sign of injustice.”

Then she correctly observes:

Much of what they have is provided by others, but they are not grateful: dependency doesn’t encourage gratitude but resentment.”

Full Article in the WSJ

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2 Responses to P90X-Insanity Hybrid, Day 77: (un) Rest

  1. Great! Best of luck to you.

  2. Alex says:

    Just bookmarked your blog! I’m starting Day 1 of P90X tomorrow, and I’m using this blog as part of my inspiration. I’m determined to emulate your resolve. Great work man.

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