The industrial revolution that was shaping itself in the Victorian age saw the enterprising, but also the unscrupulous, take advantage of the underprivileged, the resourceless, the ignorant, the unprotected — in a word, the unfit.

— Immanuel Velikovsky, in his Mankind in Amnesia

While precinct walking prior to an election, I heard some of that rage from lower class white folks who had recently escaped from poverty. I understood it as one way to keep themselves from falling back into poverty.

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I didn't know rage paid. Guess I should get pissed off.


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