July 10, 2012 § Leave a comment

Exposing Faux Capitalism

Ayn RandOn the July 8, 2012 episode of Exposing Faux Capitalism with Jason Erb, George Whitehurst-Berry, former host of GCN’s “Crash! Are You Ready?,” identified several misleading points that he labelled disinfo, which were made in the following passage from Ayn Rand’s Atlas Shrugged (starting at 49:50):

Whenever destroyers appear among men, they start by destroying money, for money is men’s protection and the base of a moral existence. Destroyers seize gold and leave to its owners a counterfeit pile of paper. This kills all objective standards and delivers men into an arbitrary power of an arbitrary setter of values. Gold was an objective value, an equivalent of wealth produced. Paper is a mortgage on wealth that does not exist, backed by a gun aimed at those who are expected to produce it. Paper is a check drawn by legal looters upon an account which is not theirs: upon the…

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