Speaking Out Like John Galt

speaking out with a microphone and radio

One of the best lines in literature is “This is John Galt Speaking.”

The moment comes at the climax of Atlas Shrugged. Read it.

What follows is my own John Galt moment. If I had a stage, this is what I would say. As John Galt did, I would tell you who I am and what I stand for.

Just as with Galt, the ultimate point is not to know who I am. It’s to find out who you are.

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You Weren’t Very Persuasive Today

“Were my words wasted today?”

I ask that a lot.

I can’t stand being in the dark about this kind of thing. Yes or no? Did my work have an effect?

How can we know?

Let me tell you a mindset shift that helped me. (If you want to save time and frustration, keep reading.)

(Also, join our Facebook group Learning to Be a Christian on Social Media.)

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Do You Make This Mistake When Arguing?

I call this mistake “Not keeping your eye on the goal.”

It means not being 100% clear on what your goal is.

So, what is your goal?

If your goal is to say what you think — and then feel good about having said it — that’s not going to benefit anyone. Not you, and not anyone else.

That’s like the people who just say “You’re an idiot.” No one is benefited by that.

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