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QotD: Wretchedness of Affluence

There is no poverty so great
as that of the prosperous,
no wrechedness so dismal
as affluence.
Wealth is poison.
There is no misery to compare
with that which exists
where technology has been
a total success.

--Thomas Merton, Catholic monk
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