posted on Jan, 12 2013 @ 04:19 PM
not into mr. beck myself, but i found this and thought i'd bring it up here on ATS for discussion
Last night, he announced the next stage of his full-bodied embrace of libertarianism, which seems to be a massive commune inspired by "Galt's
Gulch," Ayn Rand's utopian community in Atlas Shrugged.
On his program last night, Beck revealed that his intention to "go Galt" is quite literal, unveiling grandiose plans to create an entirely
self-sustaining community called Independence Park that will provide its own food and energy, produce television and film content, host research and
development, serve as a marketplace for products and ideas, while also housing a theme park and serving as a residential community.
center -- in the middle of the lake that is itself larger than all of Disney Land - Beck (with the help of David Barton) will create a massive
"national archive"/learning center where people can send their children to be "deprogrammed" and elected officials can come to learn "the
Galt railed against the collectivist system and believed that only through freedom could people tap into their divine potential to
become creators of their own: leaders, businessmen, artists, and so on. The community that was created in this spirit was called "Galt's Gulch,"
and it is that very ideal Beck strives to emulate in his own enterprises. In fact, that's why he moved to Texas.
having read Ayn Rand, i find the 'commune' to be planned around her hideaway community in the novel 'Atlas Shrugged', to be a bit comical, if you
know what i mean.
pehaps i will look into this myself, however, it may provide some opportunity for skilled persons to succeed.
i think this is a link to a video