January 2, 2013
‘In Praise of TV’s Pawn Stars’
This may be a stretch but what Pawn Stars does in entertainment video is similar to what Atlas Shrugged does in fiction: it takes important philosophical principles and actualizes them with colorful characters in real world settings. (…)
I dare say that most students could probably learn more about the market process from watching Pawn Stars than they could from taking most college economics courses, especially at certain Ivy League schools. And they wouldn’t get any of that Keynesian bad stuff that they would have to unlearn.