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Index > T - Pg. 187

Index 187 self-help credo, 15­18 self-interest, 20, 21 self-made myth essence of, 2, 4 fueling anti-government narrative, 6­8, 22­24 and individual's role in success, 130­131 origins of, 2­3, 14­18 resurgence of, 3, 6­7, 18­22 self-made myth busting Donald Trump, 28­30 H. Ross Perot Sr., 31­34 inevitability of interdependence, 83­84 Koch brothers, 36­39 recognizing use of government programs, 25­28, 39 social inequality Founders concerns over, 14­15 linked to social mobility, 35 and rags-to-riches beliefs, 16­17 self-made myth justifying, 7­8, 21­23 taxes to redress, 75­76, 129 unequal opportunity and, 44­46, 133 social mobility, 34­35, 144 social safety nets, 145­146 socially responsible investing, 99­102 societal barriers, 45­46, 133 society's role, 25­26, 46­53, 131­132 Stalin, Joseph, 37 state income tax reform, 139