Randex

Thursday 21 August 2014
Gennady Stolyarov II, Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies

…contemporary philosophers is David Kelley – an Objectivist but one very open to philosophical innovation – without the dogmatic taint that characterized the later years of Ayn Rand and some of her followers…

Posted over 4 years ago Publication date: 21 Aug 2014
Kartika Gopalakrishnan, LiveMint.com

…Jake’s Women, written by Neil Simon, and Night Of January 16th by Ayn Rand—are part of the outfit’s Campus Theatre Initiative. The plays are being performed by the students of Chennai’s Women’s Christian…

Posted over 4 years ago Publication date: 21 Aug 2014
Paul Ryan  

…Ryan the P90X-ripping, budget-slashing devotee of Ayn Rand that Democrats gleefully caricatured as someone who wanted to push grandma off a cliff. Today he’s the geeky white guy dancing badly at a black…

Posted over 4 years ago Publication date: 21 Aug 2014
Max Wind-Cowie, Catholic Herald

Don’t like abortion? Don’t have one. Don’t believe in assisted suicide? Don’t do it then. Disapprove of gay marriage? Don’t marry a man. Because we’re all free floating, autonomous Ayn Rand characters our decisions don’t affect anyone else – you see? Of course, some of us know that this isn’t true.

Posted over 4 years ago Publication date: 21 Aug 2014
Tom Renner, Daily Voice

…of the American libertarian movement along with Ayn Rand and Isabel Patterson. According to a profile by Chris Woodside, Lane spent a lot of her time in Danbury, returning to her South Dakota…

Posted over 4 years ago Publication date: 21 Aug 2014
Jason Linkins, Huffington Post

I’d posit that arguing that poor people aren’t morally fit enough to deserve health insurance lacks a certain salability outside the Ayn Rand set.

Posted over 4 years ago Publication date: 20 Aug 2014

…requires greater levels of consumption. As Ayn Rand wrote: “Contradictions do not exist. Whenever you think you are facing a contradiction, check your premises. You will find that one of them is…

Posted over 4 years ago Publication date: 21 Aug 2014

…isn’t it possible that the book “If You Give A Mouse A Cookie” was secretly ghostwritten by Ayn Rand? Think about it.

Posted over 4 years ago Publication date: 12 Aug 2014
Donald Woods, The Chattanoogan (TN)

We all understand what’s going on, it’s called anything goes, good ole boy glorious Ayn Rand capitalism. And we, the voters, are but parasites and useless eaters.

Posted over 4 years ago Publication date: 20 Aug 2014
Peter Lawler, The Federalist

…Burkean or Hayekian or Christian than Lockean or Randian. Other libertarians are about mocking every effort by government to protect individuals from the risks embedded in the ‘spontaneous order’ that is…

Posted over 4 years ago Publication date: 21 Aug 2014
Joshua Kopstein, Aljazeera

…what they see as a tech monoculture guided by the Ayn Randian belief that business interests always outweigh the social damage they might cause. Consider, by way of contrast, the late Reddit co-founder…

Posted over 4 years ago Publication date: 21 Aug 2014
Mike Diver, VICE

…shooter BioShock (2007) revolves around themes of Objectivism, most obviously borrowing story beats from Ayn Rand’s 1957 novel, Atlas Shrugged. Not that you’ll be thinking about philosophy when pumping bullets…

Posted over 4 years ago Publication date: 21 Aug 2014