Randex

Monday 30 June 2014

…a chill guy.  Unless I’m lifting, I like to listen to more acoustical music. What books(s) and author(s) will you read this summer – I’m a bid Ayn Rand fan.  I’ve read Atlas Shruggedseveral times, but I’m going to try to read it again.  It’s been a few years since I read it.  Beyond that, a lot…

Posted about 4 years ago Publication date: 30 Jun 2014
Sunday 29 June 2014
Thomas Frank, Salon

…terms – no matter how poor you are, no matter what party you belong to. So it’s the common carrier idea? The common carrier idea, that’s right. Ayn Rand talks a little about that in “Atlas Shrugged.” What does she say? She doesn’t like it. She doesn’t like it! Yeah. It’s one of the weakling…

Posted about 4 years ago Publication date: 29 Jun 2014

…them being the surest way to increase demand for a book, especially among adolescents, is to banish it. (Whether this means they should try banning “Atlas Shrugged,” “Pride and Prejudice” or the works of David McCullough is a thought experiment for another day.) As for “Paper Towns,” the book won stellar…

Posted about 4 years ago Publication date: 28 Jun 2014
The Examiner

…The following paragraph is from the above mentioned article. “Well, think about global warming from the point of view of someone who grew up taking Ayn Rand seriously, believing that the untrammeled pursuit of self-interest is always good and that government is always the problem, never the solution…

Posted about 4 years ago Publication date: 28 Jun 2014
Saturday 28 June 2014
Suman Layak, Economic Times (India)

…Narendra Modi to shake up the systems of India, make it easier to do business, clear up procedural hassles.Businessmen were a troubled lot in Ayn Rand’s final novel, Atlas Shrugged, published in 1957 but set in America of the future. Hemmed in by aggressive regulation the industrialists are…

Posted about 4 years ago Publication date: 28 Jun 2014
United Liberty

…and schooling into a real education. If I am to be perfectly candid, there wasn’t an “aha!” moment that drove me to the liberty movement. I read Ayn Rand’s “Atlas Shrugged” when I was sixteen. By that time, I was finishing up high school and working two part-time jobs. My feelings after reading it…

Posted about 4 years ago Publication date: 26 Jun 2014
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 about 4 years ago Publication date: 27 Jun 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 about 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 about 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 about 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 about 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 about 4 years ago Publication date: 25 Jun 2014