Randex

Wednesday 15 August 2018

…to stop me and so I shall continue - she taught Objectivism through her novels by introducing us to larger than life characters, like Howard Roark, the protagonist of ‘The Fountainhead’, that approach…

Posted 1 day ago Publication date: 16 Aug 2018
Monday 06 August 2018
The Boston Globe

…attenuated enthusiasm for the novels of Ayn Rand. In Rand’s telling, altruism is a sham; social consciousness a cover for envy of one’s betters, government the ultimate enemy. Only the creative…

Posted 11 days ago Publication date: 06 Aug 2018
The Federalist

…anti-Enlightenment philosophy with this potshot at Ayn Rand: “Though she later tried to conceal it, Ayn Rand’s celebration of selfishness, her deification of the heroic capitalist, and her…

Posted 11 days ago Publication date: 06 Aug 2018
Saturday 04 August 2018
Free Press Journal (Mumbai)

…Press JournalWho among us did not thrill to Howard Roark’s measured yet absolutely impassioned declaration of love to Dominique as he utters, “I love you, Dominique. As selfishly as the fact that I exist…

Posted 13 days ago Publication date: 05 Aug 2018
Friday 20 July 2018
News Journal (Wilmington, DE)

…to wade into pedestrian personal disputes with an Ayn Randian pursuit of self-interest. So why don’t elected officials just ignore NIMBYs? It’s simple: they don’t want to lose election. Once a group of…

Posted 28 days ago Publication date: 20 Jul 2018
Saturday 14 July 2018
Aiken Standard (SC)

…should read “The Divine Right of Stagnation” in Ayn Rand’s book “The Virtue of Selfishness.” I hope we don’t have to wait for generations; but I am sure that the anti-immigration crowd will, in time…

Posted about 1 month ago Publication date: 15 Jul 2018
Saturday 09 June 2018

…Valley Signal Joshua Heath: More notes on Ayn RandSanta Clarita Valley SignalIn my previous column, “GOP’s Favorite Witch”, I discussed the amoral philosophy of Ayn Rand, with its obsession with…

Posted 2 months ago Publication date: 08 Jun 2018
Techdirt - Case Studies

…ideology behind it, a mixture of Rousseau with Ayn Rand, held both that humans are naturally good and that selfishness works out for the best. Thus, if only coders would write and give away the code…

Posted 2 months ago Publication date: 08 Jun 2018
Friday 08 June 2018
The Guardian (London)

…ideology behind it, a mixture of Rousseau with Ayn Rand, held both that humans are naturally good and that selfishness works out for the best. Thus, if only coders would write and give away the code…

Posted 2 months ago Publication date: 04 Jun 2018
Saturday 02 June 2018
The Irish Times (Dublin)

…The trouble with Amy Rand and Zack Snyder’s ‘The Fountainhead’?Irish TimesAs the novel unfolds, a figure named John Galt emerges to offer escape from this collectivist drudgery. Altruism is a sham. Adherence to…

Posted 3 months ago Publication date: 01 Jun 2018
Wednesday 30 May 2018
Ekklesia

…Sajid Javid, is a keen admirer of the founder of Objectivism, Ayn Rand. There is a concise two-minute audio summary of Objectivism from Stephen Fry, here Some of the main points made are; “You have a duty to be…

Posted 3 months ago Publication date: 29 May 2018
Tuesday 29 May 2018

…in the U.S., and her mother was (and still is) an Objectivist, a subscriber to Ayn Rand’s philosophy of rational self-interest. Laura inherited her mother’s Objectivist philosophy and demonstrated…

Posted 3 months ago Publication date: 29 May 2018