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Fascinating. Ayn Rand on Johnny Carson 1967

28 Jul

This video has just been recently uncovered. Many of the old Carson shows were lost in a fire, but this has just been found and was published over at Cato.org which I found by way of Correspondence Committee.

She makes the case for capitalism as being the only moral form of government and any move towards statism is a slide to immorality. Back in 1967 she didn’t foresee the United States moving towards statism. Oops.

Just like today’s libertarian movement there is much that I agree with, but some that I do not.

The audience reaction to her take on the Viet Nam war and involuntary conscription into the armed forces is interesting given the time of the interview.

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Posted by on July 28, 2012 in politics

 

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One response to “Fascinating. Ayn Rand on Johnny Carson 1967

  1. isophorone

    July 29, 2012 at 9:39 am

    Thanks for posting this!

     

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