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The Rich Were Not Always Seen as Evil – Quotation of the Day

While listening to a lecture by Eric Daniels, The History of America – Part 4: The Industrial Republic, 1877-1920, I was intrigued by a topic he mentioned so I looked up the speech he was referring to.

The speech Acres of Diamonds by Christian minister Russell H. Conwell is concerned with, essentially, encouraging people to become successful by their own efforts, wherever they happen to be.  While I don’t agree with all that is in the speech, the view of wealth and the wealthy it expresses read more