Randex

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 1 day 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 4 days 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 4 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 4 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 5 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 5 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 5 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 6 months ago Publication date: 01 Jun 2018