March 11, 1999 ABC-TV aired "GREED"
aired Feb. 3rd, 1998). It could be considered
ABC News correspondent John Stossel's most trailblazing documentary. HERE
HE DEMONSTRATES WHERE GREED, OF ALL THINGS, HAS BEEN GOOD TO EVERYONE.
Dr. David Kelley, ex-director of the Institute
for Objectivist Studies, and T.J.
Rogers of Cypress Semiconductor are interviewed.
page entitled "The Good Greed Can Do" is HERE,
and the transcript is HERE.
a new way to define greed by examining good things enlightened self-interest
can inspire: Better transportation, faster food, cheaper products. On the
Williams observes, "In our country those areas where people are
motivated the most by greed are the areas that we’re the most satisfied
with, supermarkets, computers, Fedex . . . and those areas where people
say we’re motivated by caring are the areas of disaster in our country,
such as education, the post office, police services, city garbage collection."
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Also see THIS
John Stossel interview, THIS
John Stossel interview, the article "Is
it nobler to give than to create?" and "Selfishness
vs. 'Selfishness' "
THIS PROGRAM AND SOME OTHER STOSSEL
DOCUMENTARIES ON VIDEOTAPE ARE AVAILABLE HERE.
ARTICLE ABOUT THIS PROGRAM CAN BE FOUND
AND ARTICLES RELATED TO THE PROGRAM CAN BE FOUND HERE.