Feb. 1, 2023

672: The TRUTH Behind MrBeast Helping 1,000 Blind People See For The First Time

The Good, the Bad, and the Generous: @MrBeast Under Fire

Today we delve into the heated debate over YouTube sensation - MrBeast

His recent act of generosity - funding cataract surgeries for 1,000 people - has taken the internet by storm, with 59 million views in just three days. But, not everyone is applauding his efforts, including Twitch streamer and political commentator, Hasan Piker.

Piker questions the morality of a wealthy YouTuber providing access to life-changing surgeries while many Americans struggle to afford it. But, what if it's the government's failure to solve these problems that leads to individuals like MrBeast needing to step in in the first place? 

By taking personal responsibility and making a difference, MrBeast is showing us the power of individual action and charity

So, where do you stand?

Is MrBeast a true champion of social good and is using his platform to create positive change? Or is he simply taking advantage of the less fortunate while monetizing content? 

Join us as we dive into this compelling debate and discover what it means to embrace self-reliance, individual responsibility, and private charity.

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Brian Nichols  0:33  
Mr. Beast helps the blind to see. And naturally the internet goes on fire. Yeah, let's talk about that. Instead of focusing on winning arguments, we're teaching the basic fundamentals of sales and marketing and how we can use them to win in the world of politics teaching you how to meet people where they're at on the issues they care about. Welcome to The Brian Nichols Show. Happy Wednesday there folks bindings here on The Brian Nichols Show. And thank you for joining us, of course, another functional episode I m as always your humble host joining me live Marsh Stratus ip studios, you're in lovely Eastern Indiana. Don't let cyberattacks or outdated Business Technology, put your company at risk. Learn more at Brian Nichols show.com. So, Mr. Beast, aka Jimmy Donaldson recently caused a stir why? Well, he went ahead and he did a recent video over on his ever popular YouTube channel, Mr. Beast where he helped 1000 people get their eyesight back with cataract surgery. Sounds great. It was great. The video goes viral getting 59 million views and how many days 30 days, 90 days No, three, three days and the reactions were overwhelmingly positive with people praising Ginny's generosity. But as with anything on the internet, of course, they were there were of course some folks who had some issues with the video enter political commentator and notorious Twitch streamer Hassan piker, who had a little rant about the video in a recent livestream, where he argued that quote, it's not fair and and that it takes a wealthy YouTuber to help people access surgery when so many Americans can't afford it. Pikeur also asserts that Jimmy shouldn't have used the opportunity to promote his own brand, and actually make more money, which of course sparks a debate where on Twitter of all places of people sharing clips from the stream and discussing the larger societal issues here at play. Now, critics like Pikeur may argue that the government should still be responsible for addressing these issues. But the truth is that just throwing more money at the problem or simply replacing the current system isn't going to solve it. Because the root of the issue lies in the inherent flaws within the government's ability to effectively address these problems. The government's bureaucracy and the inefficiencies often lead to poor allocation of resources, and slow progress and responses. Mr. Beasts actions highlight the depths or desperation and frustration of citizens who have been let down by the government's inability to solve these problems. And instead of relying on government, people are turning to private individuals like Mr. Beast to fill the void where government has failed them. Now, to the Libertarians out there, what's Mr. B's doing? He's stepping up and he's filling a void where government has failed. And let's face it, government has been failing when it comes to providing adequate health care to its citizens across the board. But instead of complaining about the problem, much like Hassan, Mr. Beast is actually doing something about it and taking action. This is the epitome of what it means to be a libertarian, taking personal responsibility and initiative, instead of waiting for government to come and join you in the rescue efforts. But what Mr. Beast is doing, in a big way is really even more. He's not just writing a big check and calling it a day, he's rolling up his sleeves and actually making a difference. He's showing the world that you don't need the government or some government policy to change people's lives for the better. This is why libertarians need to be taking note, Mr. Beast is showing us the path that individual action and charity can have a profound impact on people's lives and help change the national discourse. It's time we start recognizing the inherent flaws in government which I know we libertarians do, and then try to go ahead and empower individuals to take charge by creating positive change, just like what Mr. Beast is doing. Now, Mr. Beast of course, he's a funny guy. And he had some response to the criticism where of course he took to Twitter by saying quote, Twitter says rich people should help others with their money. Me Okay, I'll use my money to help people and I promise to give all away my money before I die. Every single penny, Twitter, Mr. Beast, bad. But truly, and honestly, who really cares, right? A few negative tweets, it doesn't really matter when you're out there changing the world quite literally for the better. And Mr. Beast, he has a history of putting his money where his mouth is, this isn't just a one time thing. He's given away millions of dollars to those in need. His acts of kindness and generosity has inspired countless others to follow in his footsteps and do the same, creating a ripple effect of positivity that spreads far and wide. So what makes Mr. Beast so special, it's simple. He's a man who has the resources and a platform to make the difference. And he's using them both to his fullest extent. Whether it's planting 20 million trees or giving away free cars to random people on the street, Mr. Beast knows how to create buzz, but also how to create a lasting impact. So in conclusion, for today's video, it's time for us not just in the libertarian world, but across the world, to embrace the spirit of Mr. beast and his mission to make the world a better place. He's a champion of social good and generosity. And that's something I think we should all be celebrating. Mr. B's philanthropic endeavors are a testament to the power of the individual and individual action. But also it shows the flaws in a society solely relying on the government to solve our problems. The government has actually failed us on all these problems in many instances, and it's failing its people but Mr. Beast, and those like him are stepping in to fill that void. Mr. Beast using his own resources, his own platform, and of course, his own celebrity in this case, is making a real difference in real people's lives. He's not just writing checks, and leaving it to some random faceless bureaucrat to go ahead and distribute. But he's actively finding ways to make an impact to bring attention to important causes, like yes, helping the blind to see and inspiring others to do the same as well. And let's face it, guys in a world where the government has failed so many times to live up to all the empty promises Mr. Beast is showing us that one person with the right mindset and the resources can in fact make a world of difference. So let's embrace the movement of self reliance, individual responsibility and private charity and celebrate Mr. beast in his efforts to make the world a better place. Alright, folks, that's what I had for you today. If you got some value from today's episode, do me a favor, go ahead and give it a share. When you do tag yours truly at B nickels liberty by the way, we have some awesome new swag. Over at the shop. We have our magic money tree shirt, which I'm wearing today. We also have our good ideas don't require force snapback, we have hoodies, T shirts, backpacks, and more. You can find all of that over at Brian Nichols show.com. Click the link for our shop and make sure you use code TBS at checkout for 10% off your order, but for today, that's going to wrap up our conversation but the conversation never stops. 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