Capitalism has been a form of enchantment, a metamorphosis of the sacred in the raiment of secularity. With money as its ontological marrow, it represents a moral and metaphysical imagination as well as a sublimation of our desire for the presence of divinity in the everyday world.
Never has food been delivered in such abundance, so far, or so safely.
As the power of science grows, its dominion extends even into areas of our culture where its proclaimed authority is questionable.
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