Randex

Monday 04 August 2014
John Sickels, SB Nation - Minor League Ball

…sounds like a cartoonish hero from a bloated Ayn Rand novel. Grade C. Roark pitched for Double-A Harrisburg in 2011 (4.69 ERA, 92/39 K/BB in 117 innings, 125 hits) and for Triple-A Syracuse in…

Posted over 3 years ago Publication date: 04 Aug 2014
Marshall Honorof, Tom’s Guide
BioShock  

…embraced the anarchic libertarian ideas posited by Ayn Rand and her ilk, and prospered for a time before falling into chaos under the leadership of the dangerous ideologue Andrew Ryan. The game’s thematic…

Posted over 3 years ago Publication date: 04 Aug 2014
Steven Tweedie, Business Insider
BioShock  

…thrusts you into the 1960′s world of cold-hearted objectivist Andrew Ryan, the man responsible for Rapture’s creation. When your hero first enters the city, you learn that the citizens of Rapture have since…

Posted over 3 years ago Publication date: 04 Aug 2014
Brian Hoss, High-Def Digest
BioShock  

…Known for Big Daddies, Little Sisters, and lots of Ayn Rand influences, ‘BioShock’ will go portable with optimized touch controls and full Made for iPhone (MFI) game controller support. Price is…

Posted over 3 years ago Publication date: 04 Aug 2014
James Vincent, The Independent (London)
BioShock  

…The art deco and Ayn Rand-inspired dystopian title will be ported over with only a “few differences” to the 2007 title, offering full support for Bluetooth controllers as…

Posted over 3 years ago Publication date: 04 Aug 2014
Rob Rich, 148Apps
BioShock  

…much the greatest video game adaptation of an Ayn Rand novel in existence. It’s also a pretty darn awesome game in its own right. And it’s coming to iOS later this summer. No joke: Bioshock on iOS…

Posted over 3 years ago Publication date: 04 Aug 2014
Dave Thier, Forbes
BioShock  

…Bioshock 1. Irrational Games’ horrific tale of an objectivist utopia gone terribly wrong will be able to run on modern iPhones and iPads, with the sort of virtual control panel we’ve become used to for other…

Posted over 3 years ago Publication date: 04 Aug 2014
Eddie Scarry, Mediaite

…on a new social media site he co-founded, “Galt.io”: Lewis who has long complained about the heavy hand of government is apparently living up to his word and is “Going Galt” – a phrase derived…

Posted over 3 years ago Publication date: 04 Aug 2014
Ben Gilbert, Engadget
BioShock  

…stopover in Rapture wasn’t enough to sate your Randian desires, 2K Games’ China studio is currently in the process of moving the original BioShock from last-gen consoles and PC to iOS. Like XCOM: Enemy…

Posted over 3 years ago Publication date: 04 Aug 2014
Rachel Shteir, Chronicle of Higher Education

…should stop borrowing from the government. Like Howard Roark in The Fountainhead (which a fan sent her after her essay appeared), she seems to argue that education should be for the privileged few. “Not every…

Posted over 3 years ago Publication date: 04 Aug 2014
bhfrik, Daily Kos

…that he was not a threat because he lived by an “objectivist libertarian moral code.” Where are the NRA lawyers when you need them? Objectivist moral code? That is straight out of the Ayn Rand playbook. Kibby’s…

Posted over 3 years ago Publication date: 03 Aug 2014
Sunday 03 August 2014
Theodore Sayeed, Mondoweiss
Atheism  

…only consideration that should inform morality. Ayn Rand, grand dame of another generation of atheists, declared the Palestinians savages. Now Harris declares them barbarians. Atheism used to be…

Posted over 3 years ago Publication date: 02 Aug 2014