Ayn Rand takes on Illuminati conspiracy theorist

Speaking on the Phil Donahue Show during the 1970s or 1980s, world-renowned philosopher Ayn Rand refuted a conspiracy theorist’s notion that her book “Atlas Shrugged” is a blueprint for the takeover by Illuminati, or perhaps the New World Order.

The lady lists the Rothschilds and the Rockefellers as examples, but Rand immediately stated Rockefeller is surely not an example of capitalism!  It’s quite a short clip, but it’s an important one for those who do not understand free markets and capitalism.

Here is the video. Enjoy!

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  1. Ash Ryan says:

    I love the look on Rand’s face…”The what?” It’s interesting seeing these two older women pitted against each other, it’s a perfect example of a healthy psycho-epistemology dedicated to grasping reality, versus what happens when someone isn’t. And Rand nails it in her answer, identifying the real motive behind the question, which isn’t any genuine concern for freedom but simply hatred for the rich.

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