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What is certain, however, is that the colossal amount of money and access to global clout and connections that can be proffered by fellow attendees are undoubtedly irresistible enticements to ambitious office seekers such as John Edwards.
The enclave creation, though in response to conditions in a newly democratic and struggling South Africa, could be proffered as real-life applications of Robert Nozick's philosophic communities in his book Anarchy, State, and Utopia, and it also picks up on Jack Kemp's initiative, when he was HUD secretary, of encouraging the establishment of resident councils in what remained of public housing.
Greenspan's suggestion was "the strangest bit of advice ever to be proffered by an American central banker," opined Jim Grant, publisher of Grant's Interest Rate Observer.