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Old 07-12-2010, 01:22 PM #22
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right on URBANxFLOW. i love ayn rand's work. objectivism imo is a great way of life. if people call it selfish then they pretty much hit the nail on the head. its just their definition of selfish is skewed.
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Old 07-17-2010, 12:23 AM #23
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I'll ignore the philosophy stuff for the time being and focus on the texts. As stories go, both Atlast Shruggedand The Fountainhead are written in a decidedly heavy-handed fashion. They're still interested and entertaining to me, and the philosophy bend just adds to the story.
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Old 07-24-2010, 11:03 PM #24
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I read the Fountainhead and liked it. Don't think I'll ever read an Ayn Rand book again, however. I already know what she's getting at and life is too short.
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Old 07-29-2011, 10:34 PM #25
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I have talked to a lot of people who can't stand Ayn Rand books. Personally I like them. A long time ago I read Anthem (for an essay contest in HS) and thought it was great. Lately I started reading The Fountain Head. Granted the book doesn't really fit the bill as typical page turner for me I still can't seem to put it down.

And her philosophy is logically undeniable.

Anyone else into Rand around here?

btw: still haven't finished the The Fountain Head so no spoilers please.
thats interesting, my friend did an essay contest in HS and I believe he did it over fountainhead. how did you end up doing in it? I can't remember how my friend did.
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