Dakota Student (U of ND, Grand Forks)
Ayn Rand was an awful human being. That’s just an indisputable fact. However, it seems even to this day there are feeble minded people who still try to preach her message of objectivism, or as I like to call it, being a selfish prick. One group that likes to propagate these ideals of selfish actions that result in the benefit of all of mankind, because of reasons, is the Ayn Rand Institute. The Ayn Rand Institute likes to give out free copies of the mediocre authors “great works” (and that’s a very liberal use of the word great) to help further the message of objectivism by instilling it in the minds of the children of America.
…well as libertarians. His philosophical hero is Ayn Rand and sees himself in Howard Roark, her version of the ideal man – a freedom-fighter, powerful and superior. He compares pot-smokers to Jews as…