Fri, 24 February 2012
Yaron Brook was with us again for another exploration into why the individual is supreme, and why we need thousands of people to constantly communicate the message that collectivism is always a path to authoritarianism and impoverishment. Ideas have the power to reshape generations. This is why the current debate of individual rights and the proper role of the state is essential to everyone's future.
Key to the debate is the understanding that the concept of the individual being free to pursue his own personal happiness and fulfillment will result in the economic elevation of the entire society. The elimination of the wasteful and parasitic activities of government could result in unimagined wealth for our country and the world. But, people are oblivious to the toll that the out of control government exacts upon us all...and until they understand, change will be extremely difficult.
For more, check out the Ayn Rand Institute's new blog at Capitalism.AynRand.org.