Francisco d’Anconia’s Money Speech | from Ayn Rand’s Atlas Shrugged

Money Speech, Ayn Rand, Francisco d'Anconia

Listen to another of Ayn Rand’s Atlas Shrugged heroes – Francisco d’Anconia, owner of d’Anconia Copper. At a party, he suddenly hears someone say the words “You know, money is the root of all evil. And he is the typical product of money.” As a response, d’Anconia gives his favorite Money Speech.

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The Winston Train Tunnel Disaster | from Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand

Winston Train Tunnel Disaster

Listen to another great excerpt from Ayn Rand’s masterpiece “Atlas Shrugged”. This time it is about what happens when people evade the necessity of making rational decisions and refuse to take responsibility for their actions. Listen to Taggart Transcontinental’s “Comet” driving into a train tunnel in Winston, Colorado, thus causing an unprecedented train catastrophe: The Train Tunnel Disaster of Winston, Colorado.

Read by Karsten Groeger.

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‘From each according to his ability to each according to his need’ – from Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand

From each according to his ability to each according to his need

This is a dialog between Dagny Taggart and a homeless, a former staff member of the Twentieth Century Motor Company which implemented the Communist Credo “From each according to his ability, to each according to his need”.

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Ayn Rand – Tochter der Freiheit und Göttin des Kapitalismus

Ayn Rand

Von Karsten Groeger.

„My philosophy, in essence, is the concept of man as a heroic being, with his own happiness as the moral purpose of his life, with productive achievement as his noblest activity and reason as his only absolute.“

„Meine Philosophie besteht im Wesentlichen aus der Auffassung vom Menschen als heroischem Wesen, mit seinem eigenen Glück als moralischem Ziel seines Lebens, mit produktiver Leistung als seiner edelsten Tätigkeit und Vernunft als seinem einzigen Absoluten.“

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