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Michael Novak is a journalist, novelist, diplomat, and an American Catholic philosopher. He has written and edited more than 45 books since 1961. Novak has touched on issues as vast as human rights and welfare reform to sports and television. Pope John Paul II called Novak his friend and Margaret Thatcher has praised him dearly for his work. He appears on the Solomon Success show to talk a little bit about his time with President Ronald Reagan, his opinions on abortion, the democratic party, and more. 

 

Key Takeaways:

3:55 - China and Indian alone have raised half a billion people out of poverty. A good 70% of the world is no longer poor. 

9:15 – Michael talks a little bit about how he started and his work with Ronald Reagan. 

14:15 – Michael breaks down what a good speech should consist of. It should open with some humor, talk about the current pains of the people, share facts not many people might know about, and what action you're going to take to fix this. 

18:45 – Michael makes a comparison between political parties back in his time and now. He believes in today's current time politics has become much more bitter. 

 

23:00 – Michael used to associate himself as a democrat, but that changed when the democratic party started to supported abortion. 

 

Mentioned In This Episode:

http://solomonsuccess.com/

http://michaelnovak.net

Direct download: SS_53_Michael_Novak_The_Spirit_of_Democratic_Capitalism.mp3
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