Memories of Development By William Bowles

12 September 2004

Being raised in a world of socialist ideas and culture is both a blessing and a curse, the curse being one’s conscience. Some socialists I have known have no problem reconciling their philosophy with their jobs (aside from the occasional ‘twinge’), reasoning that one has to make a living somehow and I would never pass judgement on their choice, it’s just not something that I have been able to do and live with. Once selected, the worst thing one can do is feel endless guilt about it and worse still, do nothing to assuage the guilt.

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