Randex

Friday 23 November 2018

…is a vicious time, a terrible time where Ayn Rand’s ethos reigns supreme. Gimme gimme gimme and have you ever read The Fountainhead? What about The Virtue of Selfishness? Are you a fan? Did you…

Posted 6 months ago Publication date: 22 Nov 2018

…is a vicious time, a terrible time where Ayn Rand’s ethos reigns supreme. Gimme gimme gimme and have you ever read The Fountainhead? What about The Virtue of Selfishness? Are you a fan? Did you…

Posted 6 months ago Publication date: 22 Nov 2018
Wednesday 14 November 2018

…philosophy of “rational selfishness” developed by Ayn Rand. Rational selfishness, as I have summarized it elsewhere, means “pursuing the values and practicing the virtues…

Posted 6 months ago Publication date: 14 Nov 2018
Monday 12 November 2018
Forbes

…but cruel fashion) that powers are equivalent to Ayn Randian selfish hierarchy …and more…

Posted 6 months ago Publication date: 09 Nov 2018
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 9 months 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 10 months 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 10 months 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 10 months 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 10 months 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 10 months 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 12 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 12 months ago Publication date: 08 Jun 2018