Randex

Sunday 27 July 2014
Positive
John Hinderaker, Power Line

…In her polemical novel Atlas Shrugged, Ayn Rand imagines a world in which the most productive citizens–business magnates, mostly, creators of wealth and generators of progress–go on strike….

Posted about 4 years ago Publication date: 28 Jul 2014
Negative
Christopher M. Ellis, Free Lance-Star (Fredericksburg, VA)

The interest in Ayn Rand is emblematic of a nihilistic denial of every moral virtue any religion has ever taught. Her philosophy, if such it can be called, is a justification of pitilessness; she thought Friedrich Nietzsche wasn’t tough enough.

Posted about 4 years ago Publication date: 27 Jul 2014
Negative
Rick Wilson, Charleston Gazette (WV)

…Ryan’s political views seem to owe more to writer Ayn Rand, for whom he has expressed admiration, than to Catholicism. Rand was a Russian émigré and avowed atheist who promoted a “philosophy” she called…

Posted about 4 years ago Publication date: 27 Jul 2014
Friday 25 July 2014
Positive
ZydecoVivo, Teen Ink Magazine

…began to take shape. That is the year that Ayn Rand was born in the USSR. Over the course of her lifetime, she wrote several fiction and nonfiction accounts of her philosophy, objectivism. This…

Posted about 4 years ago Publication date: 25 Jul 2014
Positive
Edward Hudgins, Washington Times

…a world as it can be and should be.To put it in Ayn Rand language, they have the values and spirit of a Howard Roark and now need the politics of a John Galt. These are just the values that must…

Posted about 4 years ago Publication date: 25 Jul 2014
Positive
Daniel J. Mitchell, Cato At Liberty

Kudos to Krugman for having read Atlas Shrugged, or for at least knowing that Rand sometimes referred to “looters and moochers.” Though I have to subtract points because he thinks I’m a conservative rather than a libertarian.

Posted about 4 years ago Publication date: 25 Jul 2014
Negative
Adam Lee, Patheos - Daylight Atheism

…trainwreck (see what I did there?) that was Atlas Shrugged: Part I. Inexplicably, Ayn Rand’s dense, multi-hour soliloquies in defense of capitalism failed to translate well into the medium of film. The…

Posted about 4 years ago Publication date: 25 Jul 2014
Mixed

…historicamente complexas. Assim, à cabeça, The Fountainhead, encenação do holandês Ivo van Hove do romance da norte-americana Ayn Rand, já adaptado ao cinema por King Vidor (Vontade Indómita, 1949) em que, na…

Posted about 4 years ago Publication date: 25 Jul 2014
Thursday 24 July 2014
Positive
Tyler Durden, Zero Hedge

…seems as if we are all living within the pages of Ayn Rand’s seminal work Atlas Shrugged. You may recall from the book that John Galt, the enigmatic protagonist, started off as a young engineer at the…

Posted about 4 years ago Publication date: 23 Jul 2014
Positive
Steve Rowe, Connecticut Post (Bridgeport)

…for the future back to our state. Who is John Galt? Steve Rowe Stratford…

Posted about 4 years ago Publication date: 24 Jul 2014
Positive
Beaufort Observer (NC)

[Reference in title only.]

Posted about 4 years ago Publication date: 23 Jul 2014
Wednesday 23 July 2014
Positive
Daniel Wahl, The Objective Standard

…Every so often, people hostile to Ayn Rand’s ideas try to attack them by saying that Rand said or implied something she never said or implied and then attacking that thing she never said…

Posted about 4 years ago Publication date: 23 Jul 2014