Cult of the Holy Dollar

Conservatives/libertarians/businessmen are often accused of “worshiping money.” It’s not literally true, of course. You don’t see people bowing toward Wall Street several times a day or treating the local banks with reverence or even usually bathing in their money a la Scrooge McDuck.

But just imagine if people did worship money! We could make the sign of the dollar rather than the cross, as in Atlas Shrugged. We could measure devotion to the penny. And as for people who offended this glorious new faith, we could papercut their heads off.

  • Derbecu

    Ayn Rand stated money was the root of all good and that it was a medium of exchange. She stated repeatedly that physical force was not to be used. This article’s intents to smuggle in negative information about her beliefs.


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