In response to:

Where Is John Galt?

Tacitus X Wrote: Jul 30, 2012 3:07 PM
Since she called Hickman a "purposeless monster" that eliminates your first theory. Failing to be cowed by a mob is hardly the same thing as "a toal lack of empathy for other people." Those who are easily cowed by the mob make perfect storm troopers.

Where is a man who can save us? A man of virtue and action who can rebuild our economy and culture? We must find a true-to-life John Galt.

I think America’s best shot at economic recovery and restoring constitutional freedom is to nurture men and women who emulate the virtues of John Galt, a hero in Ayn Rand’s magnum opus novel, Atlas Shrugged. Galt is a man of unparalleled virtue, intelligence and action in a fictional U.S. economy that is eerily identical to the present-day U.S. economy.

Galt is an American inventor who lives and breathes his philosophy: “I swear—by my...