Friday, October 10, 2008

Ayn's individualists

A professed libertarian, [Alan Greenspan] counted among his formative influences the novelist Ayn Rand, who portrayed collective power as an evil force set against the enlightened self-interest of individuals. In turn, he showed a resolute faith that those participating in financial markets would act responsibly.
-- from Taking Hard New Look at a Greenspan Legacy by Peter S. Goodman

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