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Saturday 24 September 2016

…Frank Sinatra, Columbus, Freud, Norman Mailer, Ayn Rand, Baron Rothschild, Ted Williams, Thomas Edison, H.L. Mencken, Thomas Jefferson, Ralph Ellison, Bobby Fischer, Emma Goldman, Peter Kropotkin, you…

Posted about 11 hours ago Publication date: 24 Sep 2016
Gaming Illustrated
BioShock

…the concept into Bioshock, and details how the Ayn Rand influences really fit in.  Bioshock: The Collection is worth checking out for the commentary alone. Any fan of the Bioshock universe needs to…

Posted about 11 hours ago Publication date: 24 Sep 2016
Anthony Ha, TechCrunch
Peter Thiel

…value system of the Steve Jobs generation and the Ayn Randian libertarian values of the Peter Thiel generation.” But I also suspect that Thiel’s influence, while real, is often overstated because it…

Posted about 11 hours ago Publication date: 24 Sep 2016
Don Boudreaux, Cafe Hayek

…the real world really does feature villains from Ayn Rand’s fiction. Patrick Eddington is rightly critical of Hillary Clinton, who is a dishonest and dangerous neocon.  A slice: Clinton has spent much…

Posted about 15 hours ago Publication date: 24 Sep 2016
Atlas Shrugged, For the New Intellectual, Individualism, The Fountainhead, The Romantic Manifesto

…will have elapsed since the first publication of Ayn Rand’s novel Atlas Shrugged. The reason I did not read the book until two years later is that I made the mistake of reading the critics before…

Posted about 15 hours ago Publication date: 24 Sep 2016
Marah Eakin, The Onion A.V. Club

…When Rush does it, they mean it. They all read Ayn Rand. But with this, it’s like, who’s Don Quixote? And they’re saying, “donkey hotie.” And then he has to go, “No, it’s this guy with this thing…

Posted about 24 hours ago Publication date: 24 Sep 2016
411Mania

…exceptional talent and philosophical views that Ayn Rand would approve of. Moore has described writing the book as a way for him to “purge his nostalgia” for superheroes, and that along the way he…

Posted 1 day ago Publication date: 23 Sep 2016
Friday 23 September 2016
Corvallis Gazette Times (OR)

…Aronson said. This season’s schedule includes Ayn Rand’s murder mystery, “Think Twice,” another play not seen by many. “It was never performed during her lifetime. It’s unique for reader’s theatre…

Posted 1 day ago Publication date: 24 Sep 2016
Yahoo! Sports
Atlas Shrugged

…Lombardi’s meandering ode to the 40-page John Galt speech in Atlas Shrugged (don’t read it), in answer to the question of whether he feels like a real idiot for installing John Tortorella as coach. No…

Posted 1 day ago Publication date: 23 Sep 2016
Dan Phillips, OpEdNews
Capitalism

…it or make it sound nice and pretty. She makes Ayn Rand seem all touchy-feely in comparison. She even trots out the old job retraining canard. I thought only Democrats touted that fantasy. So the…

Posted 1 day ago Publication date: 22 Sep 2016

…Home, and he discussed how reading Nietzsche, Ayn Rand and Bertrand Russell led him away from the Catholic faith of his youth- and how Sts. Thomas Aquinas and Albert the Great brought him back. On…

Posted 1 day ago Publication date: 23 Sep 2016
Allan C. Brownfeld, Communities Digital News
Capitalism, Selfishness/Egoism

…and, for example, the “selfishness” advocated by Ayn Rand and her followers, tend to merge. Why doctors should care about their patients’ spirituality Discussing similar trends in England during the…

Posted 1 day ago Publication date: 22 Sep 2016