> At 04:42 PM 04/07/2001 -0400, Eliezer wrote:
> >Spike Jones wrote:
> >> As you may have already heard, Pacific Gas and Electric
> >> declared chapter 11 bankruptcy yesterday. Our so-called
> >> governor Gray "Red" Davis declared the move on the part
> >> of PG+E as "selfish" for it "does not have the interest of the
> >> people of this state at heart."
> >That is almost surreally similar to _Atlas Shrugged_. It reads like
> >something that Ayn Rand would make up for the sake of driving the point
> >through your head like a railroad spike, not something that would actually
> >take place in the real world. Be afraid.
Yes. More than a few times during the power mess here in the glorious
land of the fruits and nuts, Nannifornia, I have felt an almost
superstitious chill and looked toward the copy of Atlas Shrugged in my
library. Despite what I consider to be her flaws, and the even greater
flaws in her supposed intellectual heir and followers, she did write
about the real world and the consequences of ideas.
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