Open Society

Is Collectivism Moral?

Copyright 2011 Susan Stamper Brown

British author Graham Greene so aptly wrote in his novel “The Power and the Glory,” ”There is always one moment in childhood when the door opens and lets the future in.” Rather than one moment, for me, it was a collection of moments growing up in a home in which my folks did not divvy out weekly allowances unless they were earned, and encouraged us to attend college but did not pay the bill. Never letting us perceive our situation as unfair, Dad taught us the value of hard work by the example he set working overtime in order to make ends meet. Continue reading