Bottle Face: “Rashad Alakbarov’s Plastik Portret is more than a shadow on a wall. This handsome face has depth, rugged good looks, and the personality to match. What have you done with your recycling lately?” If only I could get my compost bin to look so handsome!
Keep the Change: “So when we, well-intentioned tourists, give money directly to child beggars, there’s a decent chance we’re actually lining the pockets of criminals who will turn around and use that money to abduct, enslave, rape, torture, and maim even more kids. It’s a devastating pill to swallow, since enslaved children who return to their captors without money might be beaten, tortured, or worse. But by giving them money, we only encourage the cycle, finance a horrific business model, and put future children in grave danger. When we give directly to children, we hurt more than we help.”
Do you want to better understand and appreciate Ayn Rand's epic novel Atlas Shrugged? Explore Atlas Shrugged -- my in-depth course consisting of a podcast series, study questions, and other resources -- will help you do that.
I've enjoyed my Amazon Prime membership for years... and I couldn't live without it. It offers free two-day shipping, plus thousands of free streaming movies and televisions shows, plus free kindle book rentals!