AQ: Australian Quarterly

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If there is a nobility within the capitalist project, it is that the whole edifice is built on aspiration. It teaches that the aspirations of the individual will benefit the majority; the greatest benefit arises from everyone striving for themselves.

Yet it teaches us nothing about hope. In fact, hope seems incompatible with this model – it is a pale flicker on its own.

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