Atlas Shrugged - I'm Getting Mad

Have you read the books or seen the mini-series? I read the book years ago and I’m watching the show now. And I’m getting madder and madder.

I really dislike SJW and the GOVERNMENT.

And the name - pure genius.

Who is John Galt?

This phrase is uttered as a sign of despair and hopelessness.

Perhaps we should be asking this question today.

“The GOVERNMENT takes what it wants and taxes what it leaves behind.”


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I don’t think that is the sign.

Only thing of hers I’ve read is The Virtue of Selfishness.

Once you graduate from Ayn Rand, you should move on to Murray Rothbard, and then Hans Herman Hoppe.

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Thanks for the recommendations.

Government choosing winners and losers to make things better. Taxation, distribution.

There is no way for bureaucrats to make intelligent decisions to deliberately plan or
design an economy because it is impossible for them to gain or possess sufficient knowledge.
Centrally directed economies are bound to fail because they rely upon the limited knowledge of those who give the orders.

I couldn’t agree more. And yet they insist on it.

Shapiro has some interesting thoughts on “income inequality”.

The book is interesting as we can draw parallels to todays political climate and the solutions presented by politicians.

Obamacare seems to have come right out of it.

I swear by my life and my love of it that I will never live for the sake of another man, nor ask another man to live for mine.

I like that. A lot.

Atlas Shrugged is the kind of dry movie I could watch for 3 hours at a time.

Read it a couple of times many years ago, didn’t realize they made a mini series out of it. What network is it showing on?

No truer words were ever spoken. The other half of that should be, “and the more you give them the more they take”.

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I’m watching it on Amazon Prime.

Ahh. Don’t have it. Thanks though.

Sacrifice enforced by the state…

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Why I consistently posted for the past 10 years:

Forced charity is no virtue.

My way of summing it up.