Randex

Tuesday 10 June 2014

…Ann Boulais, who handled the proof listening and digital cataloging duties, my latest contribution to this ever growing collection is a recording of Ayn Rand’s Anthem. Ayn Rand is best known for her classics Atlas Shrugged and The Fountainhead. Fans of such modern bestsellers as The City of Ember…

Posted almost 4 years ago Publication date: 08 Jun 2014
Sunday 08 June 2014
Michael Schaus, Town Hall

…liberal, one of two things will likely happen next: Either they will immediately get on their smartphone and download the unabridged version of Atlas Shrugged, or (more likely) they will roll their eyes and mutter something about “the man” rigging the system. But, hey… At least you tried. Now, I’m…

Posted almost 4 years ago Publication date: 05 Jun 2014
Saturday 07 June 2014
FRANK MIELE/Daily Inter Lake, Daily Interlake (Kalispell, MT)

…The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, one of the most recent government agencies created by Congress in homage to the oppressive world of “Atlas Shrugged,” was in the news last month because it announced (in showy communist self-criticism fashion) that it had been guilty of massive discrimination…

Posted almost 4 years ago Publication date: 07 Jun 2014
Karen Hardy, Canberra Times

…recent roles he’s gone from lawmaker in an alien world, to Louisiana werewolf in True Blood, to New York executive in Ugly Betty, to steel magnate in Atlas Shrugged, to a SAS officer in The Killer Elite, to a prisoner who believes he’s Jesus Christ in The City of Gardens. “It’s very easy to find a…

Posted almost 4 years ago Publication date: 29 May 2014
The Week

…simple. If you’re sitting around feeling depressed because you carry the weight of the world on your shoulders, you might want to pick up a copy of Atlas Shrugged. But if you’re spending your life engaged in zero-sum competition with coworkers or political opponents, it might behoove you to pick up Adam…

Posted almost 4 years ago Publication date: 05 Jun 2014
Friday 06 June 2014

…There is a term for the seismic changes occurring in medtech and the broader healthcare marketplace today: I call it the “Atlas Shrugged” moment. Atlas of course is the Greek mythological figure charged with carrying the planet on his shoulders. Imagine him shrugging: If he does,…

Posted almost 4 years ago Publication date: 06 Jun 2014
Adam Lee, Patheos

Atlas Shrugged, part II, chapter II The time has come for the first of The Speeches. These are Ayn Rand’s infamous filibusters in which the action comes to a halt so that one of her characters can deliver a lengthy philosophical lecture expounding…

Posted almost 4 years ago Publication date: 06 Jun 2014
Thursday 05 June 2014
Esquire

…with Cameron, I was surprised to be stopped by Mr. Stein, the economics teacher who I had mostly never noticed. He had a gift for me. A copy of Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand. (Come on—don’t say you didn’t suspect i would lean just a tad to the right?) “If the best among us choose to take the day off,”…

Posted almost 4 years ago Publication date: 05 Jun 2014
The Tribune (Greeley, CO)

…Back to: News June 5, 2014 Follow News Expand Photo The Atlas Gallery and John Galt Coffee, 709 16th St., will feature the paintings of Megan Oakes. Expand Photo St….

Posted almost 4 years ago Publication date: 05 Jun 2014

…pointed the Pro-4X west on I-70 with the idea of going somewhere warmer than Denver. The laptop was plugged into the radio playing an eBook titled Atlas Shrugged through the stereo speakers. (Note: The eBook is better than the movie.) By the end of the day, the Pro-4X was parked in warmer temperatures near…

Posted almost 4 years ago Publication date: 05 Jun 2014
Wednesday 04 June 2014
Negative
Donna Dickens, HitFix

If there are two things high schoolers love, it’s Harry Potter and thinking they’ve discovered the secrets of the universe by reading ‘Atlas Shrugged.’ The former will become a lifelong love, the latter an embarrassing blip reminding us all of a time when we were righteous self-centered pompous twits who thought we knew everything.

Mallory Ortberg of The Toast ingeniously decided to mash the two together in perhaps the most hilariously pretentious fan fiction ever conceived. Randian philosophy and the dystopian wizarding world of Harry Potter are oddly complementary. You can almost see an alternate universe where Harry is a champion of objectivism to the bafflement of everyone around him.

Posted almost 4 years ago Publication date: 04 Jun 2014

…(2), The Economic Consequences of Immigration, etc. Josė Piñera, Chilean Finance Minister and architect of the privatized citizen pension system. Ayn Rand, philosopher (‘Objectivism’) and author of Atlas Shrugged, The Fountainhead, Capitalism: The Unknown Ideal, etc. George Reisman, disciple of Ayn…

Posted almost 4 years ago Publication date: 04 Jun 2014