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Atlas Shrugged: Its Influence After Fifty Years

11 de octubre de 2007   | Vistas: 43 |  

During its fifty years of existence, Atlas Shrugged has been an influential book in the business community and Free Market promoters.  Commonly, there is a negative stereotype about businessmen, because the profit motif is associated with greed, egoism, lies, and evil. The importance of this book is that it creates a positive and heroic view about businessmen. Business is a rational activity that creates value in society, the profit motif is an essential component for its success.  Rand's moral defense of Capitalism is the pursue of happiness; reason, self interest and rational egoism are the components of individual happiness and the basis of survival.




Yaron Brook is President and Executive Director of the Ayn Rand Institute. He speaks at universities and corporations, promoting Ayn…

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Universidad Francisco Marroquín