Skip to comments.John Stossel on Fox Business: Atlas Shrugged 1/7/10
Posted on 01/07/2010 5:53:55 PM PST by 668 - Neighbor of the Beast
Stossel's discussion of Atlas Shrugged, on Fox Business 1/07/10
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Thanks! I’ve been ‘Going Galt’ for a number of years already. ;)
For your critique. :)
DVR’d it. I’ll check it out later tonight or tomorrow.
Could have done without the fish pedicure.
The rest of the show was good.
Ping for great justice!
Great link! Thanks!
It was a great show. In fact, all three of his shows so far have been great.
If I had money I’d invest in the guest’s bank. Thats the type we need running for office.
I don’t much care for Ayn Rand on balance (it’s a close call).
Stossel’s discussion was on in the other room, though, and I thoroughly enjoyed the discussion. I’ve put his series on the DVR.
In the eyes of this ersatz-libertarian, good stuff.
Thrilled to see this discussion on youtube.
So, you're moving to California?
Which bank was that?
Good God. That second kid he spoke with actually believes that only through government care-taking can we reach our “full human potential.” Dreadful human being, dreadful.
I saw Stossel on Fox N Friends (or as I like to called Gretchen and other two guys). They were talking about Atlas Shrugged. I was curious since I recently bought that book and started reading it. I’ve heard that this book has actually sold like hotcakes since Obama’s election.
Characterizing the banker as Dagny was off the mark, however. He was Midas Mulligan.
Excellent, I want to see the rest of the show now.
Aired tonight on the new John Stossel show was the long-awaited episode on Atlas Shrugged. The featured guests--Yaron Brook, John Allison, and Brad Thompson--each did quite well. The best part, in my opinion, was Dr. Brooks' defense of selfishness, towards the end of their appearance (the first half-hour).
"Overall, the show fell a bit flat. I think that was due to Stossel's focusing on the now-familiar point that Atlas predicted today's political-economic chaos. Not only was there not enough emphasis (due to Stossel) on the moral revolution represented by Atlas, there was no indication of the grandeur of the novel--it's heroic characters, exciting plot, and especially its exalted sense of life. If I hadn't read Atlas, the fact that it predicted today's political events wouldn't have motivated me to read it.
Stossel did mention the Library of Congress poll that found Atlas was second only to the Bible in affecting people's lives. But that went by quickly, and you didn't get the idea that reading Atlas is a life-altering experience."
Bm for later
Heck, no! I escaped CA in the ‘80’s. I’m not going back there, no matter how far up my backside the snow piles, or how low the mercury drops out here in rural Wisconsin, LOL!
It’s a ‘state of mind’ not a state of being, IMHO. :)
This billboard and another just like it are on both sides of I-95 near the GA-FLA border.
All 6 parts! I have them all downloaded, so let me know if you want me to upload them somewhere if they yank them
It said in a caption on the video, I didn’t catch it, but I thought the guy was impressive.
there was no indication of the grandeur of the novel—it’s heroic characters, exciting plot, and especially its exalted sense of life.
“The best part, in my opinion, was Dr. Brooks’ defense of selfishness, towards the end of their appearance...”
I was thinking the same thing; his response to the guy’s question was brilliant.
Excellent show. I only wish Stossel had ended the show with a “what if” the high producers now were to strike as they did in the book. It’s important for people to understand this, too.