[ExI] christmas songs 2

x at extropica.org x at extropica.org
Tue Dec 11 19:47:20 UTC 2007

On 12/11/07, PJ Manney <pjmanney at gmail.com> wrote:

> By having the crap scared out of him and the turning points of his
> life made clear, Scrooge learns that love is all that matters.  Money
> simply confers freedom.  And to people who are not free, freedom is
> the ultimate gift.

Huh.  I thought the story was about the fallacy of confusing
instrumental values with terminal values, and that Money and Love were
just stand-ins for those in the audience who tend to think in more
concrete terms.

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