Wisdom on Wednesdays—Ultimate slavery

“No man can be happy who makes security his end in life.  That spells ultimate slavery, because freedom of will is not to those imaginations which are bounded by economics.”  (1946)

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Gertrude Feeding Gertrude, September 1932, pen and ink on paper
The artist’s wife Gertrude nursing their one-month-old daughter of the same name, the youngest of their ten children and the only girl.

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Wisdom on Wednesdays—Complete economic slavery

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Three Children with Toys, c. 1926, oil on canvas, 30 x 36 in.

“We are loath to accept the logical progression into complete economic slavery, but we should be realistic enough to acknowledge that once we have allowed ourselves to succumb to an economic culture, we must see it through to the end.”  (1962)