When examining the philosophy of selfish individualism as a system for organizing society, I always think of Memorial Day.
It is hard to argue that "I made it my way" and "Greed is good" when walking through Arlington Cemetery.
Many lucky people have it made in America, but not only from their own hard work and individual virtues. Many of the institutions we take for granted, and which allow us the freedom to pursue our dreams, came at the expense of the lives of others who served.
Humility and gratitude are the emotions of today.