To the glory of mankind, there was, for the first and only time in history, a country of moneyn—For the first time, man's mind and money were set free, and there were no fortunes-by-conquest, but only fortunes-by-work, and instead of swordsmen and slaves, there appeared the real maker of wealth, the greatest worker, the highest type of human beingn—the self-made mann—the American industrialist.
— Excerpt from Atlas Shrugged Part II Chapter II 'Aristocracy of Pull' —
|Date:||Tuesday, January 19th, 2016|
|Venue:||Roppongi Hills Mori Tower 49th Academy Hills Auditorium|
|Hosted by:||Ayn Rand Institute Japan, Atlantis LLC|
|Supported by:||Ayn Rand Institute|
Yaron Brook, Executive Director of the Ayn Rand Institute
Dr. Yaron Brook was a columnist at Forbes.com, and his articles have been featured in the Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Investor's Business Daily and many other publications. He is a frequent guest on national radio and television programs and is an internationally sought-after speaker and debater. Dr. Brook is coauthor, with Don Watkins, of the national best-seller Free Market Revolution: How Ayn Rand's Ideas Can End Big Government. They now have a new book, Equal Is Unfair: America's Misguided Fight Against Income Inequality.
Mr. Yoichi Tamura is a Japanese educator and businessman. Chief executive at Metanoia Ltd. since 2002, where he has been engaged in corporate education, leadership development, organizational consulting, executive coaching, and business training as a management consultant. Hosting open study groups for systems thinking and academic debate since 2008. He has been a student of Objectivism and an admirer of Ayn Rand since he discovered the philosophy in 1986. Sophia University BA, University of Virginia MBA.