With America on the brink, should you “go Galt?”

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May 1, 2011
The Christian Science Monitor
by Onkar Ghate  
Posted in Commentary, PND Commentary

"Ayn Rand is being hailed a prophet. How could she have anticipated, more than 50 years ago, a United States spinning out of financial control, plagued by soaring spending and crippling regulations? How could she have painted villains who seem ripped from today’s headlines? ... And in the face of this onslaught, what can you do? Should you, like Rand’s heroes, 'go Galt,' stop working, retreat to a secluded valley, and try to rebuild only when the country has collapsed?" [editor's note: For this readership, perhaps the more valid question might be "to what extent have you done so already?" - SAT] (04/029/11



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