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You let them infect you with the worship of need—and this country became a giant in body with a mooching midget in place of its soul, while its living soul was driven underground to labor and feed you in silence, unnamed, unhonored, negated, its soul and hero: the industrialist. Franklin told some of the members near him that it was always difficult for painters to show the difference between the rising sun and the setting sun.

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Publisher: Basic Books; First Trade Paper Edition edition (October 5, 2010)


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