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These desperate rationalizations signal the arrival of late capitalism. And today's late capitalists are 22 years old. They worship at the altar of technology. They aspire to create companies with names resembling those of pop-rock ensembles. This one is called Kleph. The late capitalists are scrubbed and educated, disdain gluten, and work their bodies to the bone in fitness classes. At 33, the age of Jesus at death, I proclaim they should benefit from charitable volunteer work.