Randex

Friday 27 June 2014
Beaufort Observer (NC)

…beyond their reach. There is already talk about legitimizing default on student loans. We’ve already been through that with the housing market. Ayn Rand explained this in her seminal classic Atlas Shrugged in which her chief antagonist calls on producers to withdraw from the system and live in a…

Posted almost 4 years ago Publication date: 27 Jun 2014
Thursday 26 June 2014
Alan Kistler, The Mary Sue

…There were no extenuating circumstances for crimes, no justifications for breaking the law. Crime was Crime. A equals A. Mr. A was inspired by Ayn Rand and her philosophy of objectivism, Ditko having become a fan of her work over the years. Her influential book Atlas Shrugged was published just…

Posted almost 4 years ago Publication date: 26 Jun 2014
Show Business

…The controversial twentieth century author Ayn Rand (Atlas Shrugged, The Fountainhead) has supporters and detractors, even to this day, but I’m not aware of any of her works ever being turned into a musical…until now. Beginning May…

Posted almost 4 years ago Publication date: 26 Jun 2014
Craig Biddle, The Objective Standard

…a remarkably positive view of selfishness. Bear in mind while reading the following passage that Herbert lived and wrote several decades before Ayn Rand developed Objectivism—so: before the formation of the principle that being selfish is the essence of being moral and that being genuinely…

Posted almost 4 years ago Publication date: 26 Jun 2014
Wednesday 25 June 2014
dmills, Patheos

…Apparently Ron Paul, Sean Hannity, and Glenn Beck are appearing in part three of the movie Atlas Shrugged, because, as the movie’s producer explains, “Most people have a respect for spirituality, maybe even a yearning. There must be room in Objectivism

Posted almost 4 years ago Publication date: 25 Jun 2014

…Galt, Jain win at Megarme League Peninsula On-line Doha: Doha Golf Club member John Galt won the second event of the 2014 Megarme Summer League with a score of plus 6. The event was held on Saturday and 100 players participated. The…

Posted almost 4 years ago Publication date: 25 Jun 2014
Tuesday 24 June 2014
Paul Constant, The Stranger (Seattle, WA)

…What is it about trains and class warfare in science fiction? Ayn Rand’s Atlas Shrugged, about a railroad magnate who joins the rest of the 1 percent on a strike to protest the 99 percent’s whining about income inequality, has a…

Posted almost 4 years ago Publication date: 25 Jun 2014
The Week

…f you haven’t seen Atlas Shrugged Ior Atlas Shrugged II,you’re hardly alone: both film adaptations of Ayn Rand’s novel fared poorly at the box office, but the filmmakers evidently haven’t received the free market’s message. Contrary to Randian logic, a…

Posted almost 4 years ago Publication date: 24 Jun 2014
Monday 23 June 2014
Jef With One F, Houston Press

…and the ninth run through last week I started to realize that the whole thing is really just a cartoonish representation of the ideas put forward in Atlas Shrugged. It doesn’t mesh up perfectly, as we’ll see, but sometimes it really is eerie how well the two works compliment each other. The Fall of the…

Posted almost 4 years ago Publication date: 23 Jun 2014
United Liberty

…Today in Liberty: Big decisions expected this week at the Supreme Court… United Liberty Ron Paul to appear in the final installment of Atlas Shrugged: Former Congressman Ron Paul (R-TX) is among the conservative personalities slated to appear in Atlas Shrugged: Who is John Galt?, the final film…

Posted almost 4 years ago Publication date: 23 Jun 2014
Sunday 22 June 2014

…700 Amherst Drive, estate of Verna L. Canary to Daniel Osborne, $40,000. 8 Stone Creek, John Galt LLC to James E. and Sandra Jones, $212,500. 1611 Walnut St., Angela L. Thompson, master commissioner, to…

Posted almost 4 years ago Publication date: 22 Jun 2014
dmills, Patheos

…Not to pile on poor Miss Rand, but the responses here and on Facebook to Ayn Rand’s Fiction and especially Ayn Rand the Child, my attempt at sympathy for her, have got me to reflecting on her appeal and effect. So: The title, as many readers will know, refers…

Posted almost 4 years ago Publication date: 22 Jun 2014