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The evening began with a rather enlightening presentation from Kumar Anand about the American financial crisis. Thankfully, he steered clear off economic jargon as far as possible, while giving us a thorough account of what exactly had happened. He drew some economic lessons from Atlas Shrugged, and demonstrated how interventionist policies in interest rates and the property sector had led to this collapse. A robust discussion followed, during which Barun made some astute observations about the crisis. After this, we were left with only a small window to view part 2 of John Galt’s speech. However, it was only 5 minutes long. We discussed the concepts of sacrifice and selfishness briefly, before moving on to the snacks break.
The second part of the meeting was attended by six, as Sunil Khetan and Kumar Anand took their leave. We began this with a brief presentation by me on our progress over the last couple of months. I also discussed the experiences of
We hope for an equally engaging session next month, with an even better participation. If you are interested in any of the ideas we discussed, and have some suggestions that you would like to share, please leave your comments.