. . . But aren't self-denial and unwavering loyalty just two values demanded by the ruling class for the perpetuation of Christian-inspired liberal-capitalist democracy? Eric
Doesn't it depend on what a person is denying himself or herself and for what purpose? The last sentence of Eric's comments seem to be a non sequiter. Michael Yates
I should say so. Since we can't very well exalt conspicuous consumption and constant treachery as virtues, by that logic Ralph can't win either way.