One minute changes a life forever


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An evening pause: Instead of music, let’s watch a man’s life change forever, for the better, in only one minute. And forgive me for saying so, but it is freedom, property rights, and capitalism that allowed it to happen.

3 comments

  • It’s ironic that this man says he’s never had anything in his life. He did have forebears (bless ’em) who valued the blanket highly enough to insure that no harm came to it for 150 years or more, when it came into his possession. Heartwarming story!

  • Dwight Decker

    That was quite a story! I don’t know if he did or not, but if it had been me, I think I would have donated some of the money to some worthy cause that benefits the Navajo tribe, just as a thank you to the nameless weaver so long ago who gave him a chance for a new life.

  • JWing

    Whenever I need a pick-me-me, like this wonderful story, I youtube Milton Friedman on the Phil Donahue Show talking about free markets and capitalism and the good that has benefited every society that has embraced property rights.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RWsx1X8PV_A

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