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When Alan Met Ayn: “Atlas Shrugged” And Our Tanked Economy | The Awl
In case you wanted to know about the mentality of many of the people on Wall Street, read this. It's a bit scary.
Objectivism  objectivist  theory  economy  economics  reading  history  America  libertarian  satanism 
january 2013 by driscoll
Steve Jobs and the Money-Making Personality - Forbes
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These are the 1% of us, the rare giants of industry, commerce and finance who occupy Wall Street suites, Silicon Valley campuses, and all great cities in between. These are the best and the brightest, not the worst and the dimmest, those who don’t whine that others owe them jobs or handouts but practice the virtues of rationality, honesty, integrity, independence, productiveness, and pride.
apple  objectivism  stevejobs  culture  finance  banking  libertarian  computing  industry  personal 
october 2011 by driscoll
Why We Fight
Absent a super-weapon like Joe Lieberman’s proposed “kill switch,” they’ve so far contented themselves with seizing domain names on “intellectual property” grounds, arresting hackers who expose government’s inner workings, and attempting to co-opt cyberspace into their “national security” theatrics. But doubt this not: We’ll be seeing the equivalent of Hitler’s V2 rocket or Oppenheimer’s “Little Boy” and “Fat Man” just as soon as they can be developed and deployed.
anarchism  freeculture  information  libertarian 
august 2011 by driscoll

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