• • Altruism: Why The Republicans Will Lose The Budget Cut Battle
Harry Binswanger, Capitalism Magazine Altruism |Atlas Shrugged |Objectivist author | The Ryan budget proposal reveals a culture still caught in the death-grip of altruism. A culture trapped between “we owe to them” and “we can no longer afford to give it to them.” Either one of two things will happen. Either nothing will change until the financial situation gets much worse, with paper money kaput and riots in the streets—or people will begin to take notice that that Ayn Rand person they’re hearing so much about makes a good case in favor of a non-sacrificial morality. So far, they haven’t even noticed that Atlas Shrugged goes deeper than politics. We aim to change that.