Ayn Rand

7/19/18 A&G Hr. 1 Dying at Checkout

During this episode of A&G, Joe opens his Mailbag to find an Ayn Rand quote, setting the stage for what may be the greatest 4 hours of radio ever …

American Philosophy

What makes the NXIVM “sex cult” so awful? An Ayn Rand fan exploiting women’s need for sisterhood

<b>Keith Raniere; Allison Mack (YouTube/Getty/Jemal Countess)</b><p>On this episode of “Cult Faves,” an examination of the role “Atlas Shrugged” played in NXIVM’s philosophy<p>Gwenda Bond<p>July 18, 2018 8:30pm (UTC)<p>If you have even a passing interest in cults and cult-like organizations — or for that matter, …

Recruitment

THE DEATH OF TRUTH

In our current political and cultural landscape, truth and fact have become the ignored and unloved siblings of belief and bias.Pulitzer …

Literature

Jordan Peterson and Ayn Rand Cut from the Same Cloth?

After bursting onto the world stage in late 2016, Dr. Jordan Peterson has gathered an enormous following and is often referred to as one of the …

Jordan Peterson

‘Incredibles 2’ Director Calls Critics ‘Lazy,’ Praises Tom Cruise

Brad Bird clears the air about that Ayn Rand stuff.<p>Brad Bird is misunderstood. Or so he thinks. The man behind <i>Tomorrowland</i>, <i>Ratatouille</i>, and both</i> …

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One of Donald Trump's Favorite Books Is Becoming a Movie

Zack Snyder, known for such films as “300” and “Batman v Superman,” recently announced through the social media site Vero that his next project will …

Paul Ryan

Brad Bird responds to critics of Incredibles and Tomorrowland

Ryan Lambie Jul 9, 2018Exclusive: do the Incredibles movies promote Ayn Rand? Was Tomorrowland Objectivist? Director Brad Bird has his say... …

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Jordan Peterson at Ayn Rand conference

<p>Fans of Dr. Jordan Peterson and Ayn Rand were given a real treat recently. Peterson visited the Objectivist Conference 2018 (OCON) for a friendly …

Jordan Peterson

Kirron Kher Promises Safety To Women In Chandigarh, Quotes Ayn Rand

Kirron Kher captioned Ayn Rand. "'The question isn't who is going to let me; it's who is going to stop me.' - Ayn Rand.<p><b>Chandigarh:</b><p>Veteran actor and …

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The sharp and well-intentioned Will Wilkinson still thinks that the name "libertarianism" is worth fighting for, or perhaps that "liberaltarianism" is worth fighting for. I, however, for one, think that "libertarianism" is poisoned in the same way that "fascism", "communism", "socialism", and "neoliberalism" are poisoned. Too many bad people have waved their banners in bad faith. In libertarians' case, the bad people waving in bad faith have been those who think that the only rights that matter are the rights to discriminate, to exchange, and to hold what you have no matter how you acquired it. Maybe "positive libertarians" has a chance, maybe not: **Will Wilkinson**: _[Liberaltarianism: Back the Future](http://www.willwilkinson.net/flybottle/2008/05/30/liberaltarianism-back-the-future/)_: "Misean economics,... filtered through Ayn Rand and Murray Rothbard's peculiar views of rights and coercion... >...delivers a powerfully moralized brief for capitalism that calls into question even taxation for the purpose of financing genuine public goods. That Rothbardians and Randians have wasted so much time fighting with each other on the question of the minimal state versus anarcho-capitalism obscures their unity on a rights-based bulwark against the slide from the welfare state to socialism. Sadly, “libertarianism” has become identified rather strongly with this ideology—an ideology some of the thinkers most...

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Libertarianism

The Simpsons Take on Ayn Rand: See the Show’s Satire of The Fountainhead and Objectivist Philosophy

Say what you will about the tenets of Objectivism—to take a fan favorite line from a little film about bowling and white Russians. At least it’s an …

Philosophy

What if an Ayn Rand Objectivist was President? The Lesson of Sears Holdings

What would happen if someone who really believes in Ayn Rand was running the government? What would we get if Paul Ryan or Rand Paul was in charge?<p>We …

Rand Paul

What Do Ayn Rand Fans Think of The Incredibles?

It’s hard to say what Ayn Rand would think about our current superhero boom. On the one hand, the late author, philosopher, and progenitor of the …

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What Ayn Rand's "Atlas Shrugged" Teaches Us About the Insufficiency of Good Intentions

The book is an extended lesson in what happens when we focus only on what we see.<p>The search for the Great American Novel should have ended in 1957 …

Foundation for Economic Education

Venezuelans Shrugged. Ayn Rand Was Right.

Opinion<p>Posted: Jun 04, 2018 12:01 AM<p><i>The opinions expressed by columnists are their own and do not represent the views of Townhall.com.</i><p>In 1957, Ayn …

Andrew Puzder

Meet the Economist Behind the One Percent's Stealth Takeover of America

Nobel laureate James Buchanan is the intellectual linchpin of the Koch-funded attack on democratic institutions, argues Duke historian Nancy …

Liberal View

Zack Snyder Says ‘The Fountainhead’ Is His Next Project

Zack Snyder said in response to a fan question on the social-media site Vero that his next project will be The Fountainhead, an adaptation of Ayn …

Justice League

Zack Snyder Announces an Adaptation of Ayn Rand’s ‘The Fountainhead’ Is His Next Movie

Snyder stepped away from directing "Justice League" in May 2017 after a family tragedy.<p>Zack Snyder is planning his directorial comeback with an …

Justice League

Ayn Rand's 'The Fountainhead' coming to screens, says director Zack Snyder

Ayn Rand’s bestselling, controversial novel “The Fountainhead” will come to screens — again — at the hands of director Zack Snyder.<p>Snyder, the film director best known for his superhero movies, said that his next film will be an adaptation of Ayn Rand's 1943 novel, "The Fountainhead," Polygon …

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Zack Snyder Confirms That He’ll Follow ‘Justice League’ By Finally Tackling Ayn Rand’s ‘The Fountainhead’

Despite reports that <i>The Last Photograph</i> would be his follow-up to <i>Justice League</i>, it seems that Zack Snyder will officially return with an adaptation of Ayn Rand’s <i>The Fountainhead</i>. Snyder initially teased his adaptation of Rand’s breakthrough novel back in 2016, telling The Hollywood Reporter that …

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Zack Snyder finally decides to make a real superhero movie with The Fountainhead 

Back in 2016, we reported that Zack Snyder was interested in making an adaptation of Ayn Rand’s <i>The Fountainhead</i> once he had finally finished with</i> …

Justice League

Zack Snyder adapting Ayn Rand novel The Fountainhead as a movie

DC Extended Universe pioneer Zack Snyder is taking a break from superhero spectacle.<p>EW has confirmed with a representative for the filmmaker that the</i> …

Justice League

Zack Snyder Says His Next Movie Is 'The Fountainhead'

Zack Snyder has talked for several years about making a movie version of Ayn Rand's novel "The Fountainhead." And over the weekend, the director confirmed it's happening.<p>In response to a fan question on the social media site Vero, Snyder said his next project will be an adaptation of Rand's …

Justice League

Zack Snyder Confirms His Next Film is Ayn Rand Adaptation

With Zack Snyder's time with the DCEU and now the director has confirmed that he's moving on to a project he's talked about since 2016 -- an …

Justice League

Zack Snyder confirms his next film

Simon Brew May 29, 2018An adaptation of Ayn Rand's The Fountainhead looks like it's next on the agenda for Zack Snyder... After making three DC …

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Zack Snyder confirms Ayn Rand’s The Fountainhead is his Justice League follow-up | hollywood

Filmmaker Zack Snyder has revealed that his next directorial venture is The Fountainhead, an adaptation of Ayn Rand’s 1943 novel. The director, 52, …

Entertainment (India)

‘The Fountainhead’ is Zack Snyder’s next project

Filmmaker Zack Snyder has revealed that his next directorial venture is <i>The Fountainhead</i>, an adaptation of Ayn Rand’s 1943 novel.<p>The director made the …

Justice League

Zack Snyder to adapt Ayn Rand’s novel The Fountainhead

Zack Snyder will direct an adaptation of The Fountainhead, Rand's first successful novel, that was made into a movie first in 1949 and starred Gary …

Entertainment (India)

Zack Synder to tackle Ayn Rand’s The Fountainhead

Man of Steel’s Zack Synder is about to embark on an adaptation of Ayn Rand’s The Fountainhead ahead of, what was thought his next project, The Last …

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How Rush Reflected Their Deeply Held Philosophy of Individualism Through the Lyrics of Their Songs

YouTuber Polyphonic, who creates incredibly informative video essays about music took a look at the endearingly eccentric Canadian prog-rock band …

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