Atlas Shrugged course | Atlas University
Topic: Wealth and production  | Featuring clips from
Atlas Shrugged Part 2


In the famous “money speech,” Francisco d’Anconia responds to of the Biblical statement "money is the root of all evil" by explaining the real essence of money. Money is a medium of exchange, the means by which people trade value for value. And it represents the fact that wealth must be created by production. There is a fundamental difference between the producers who create wealth and those in “the aristocracy of pull” who become rich through government favors and subsidies.

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David Kelley is the founder and executive director of The Atlas Society. A professional philosopher, teacher, and best-selling author, he has been a leading proponent of Objectivism for more than 25 years.
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