Puzder, Trump's first nominee for secretary of labour, is described by friends as an avid Ayn Rand
However, Hunt explains that Nietzsche "is no doubt the one philosopher with whom Ayn Rand
is most often associated in popular discussions of her ideas" (p.
The title developed out of "Celebrate Thanksgiving the Ayn Rand
Way: Thank Yourself," a Christian Science Monitor article by Debi Ghate of the Ayn Rand
Institute in Irvine, Calif.
is one of those things that a lot of us, when we were 17 or 18 and feeling misunderstood, we'd pick up" the Huffington Post quoted Obama, as saying.
I WAS not interested in Paul Ryan, the man about to be nominated by the Republican party for the office of vice president, until the name Ayn Rand
Paul Ryan, in addition to asserting that his proposed federal budget would not end Medicare as we know it by turning it into voucher system -- in fact, it would do exactly that -- has spent a week asserting that his primary political and intellectual mentor is not Ayn Rand
, but some other thinker.
I was reminded of this dual interest recently when I watched two radically dissimilar DVDs, one featuring the novelist philosopher, Ayn Rand
, the other, extended footage of our extended family.
IN ATLAS SHRUGGED (1957), AYN RAND
PRESENTS her original, brilliant, and controversial philosophy of Objectivism in dramatized form.
To learn more about Rand and her ideas read Radicals for Capitalism: A Freewheeling History of the Modern American Libertarian Movement by Brian Doherty and Goddess of the Market: Ayn Rand
and the American Right by Jennifer Burns.
Author Ayn Rand
has inspired one reader so much that he decided to spend a month driving 12,000 miles across the US using a GPS tracking device as a pen, to virtually write Read Ayn Rand
As an Objectivist, I've long become accustomed to the sneering ad hominem that is virtually inevitable whenever conservatives discuss Ayn Rand
Some are not well known, if they have not been forgotten entirely, such as Isabel Paterson or Rose Wilder Lane; others, such as Ayn Rand
and Phyllis Schlafly, were (and remain) incredibly popular figures, influential for their intellectual and political contributions to the movement.
I dispute that he has a picture of Ayn Rand
on his desk.
When Ayn Rand
published her second blockbuster novel Atlas Shrugged in 1957, Alan Greenspan, then starting out as a Wall Street economist but still a member of her close circle of young acolytes, wrote that the book was "radiantly exact" and so would compel all honest readers into agreement with her case for individualism.
D lends blends his expertise in philosophy and teaching in Ayn Rand
for Beginners, a straightforward introduction to Ayn Rand
's philosophy of Objectivism and her extraordinarily popular novels "The Fountainhead" and "Atlas Shrugged".