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Valli amid the Longueurs

A friend recently invited me to watch “Noi viva” (“We the Living”) the unauthorized and later banned 1942 film adaptation of Ayn Rand’s novel. Now I’m not much of the Ayn-ite, so if you’re looking for a discussion of her source novel or her ideas, check out now. 652 more words

Ayn Rand - a quote on life

As read in We the Living:

“Well, if I asked people whether they believed in life, they’d never understand what I meant. It’s a bad question.

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Reading

"So that means you don't believe in helping people, right?"

All readers of Ayn Rand have been there. In a conversation, it somehow is revealed you like her books. The assembled group finds out Atlas Shrugged… 2,691 more words

Culture

Why Read: We the Living

For the uninitiated, it can be difficult to begin reading the works of Ayn Rand. When I encounter someone who shows an interest in reading her work, I tend to be a little undecided about the best way to approach the situation. 1,265 more words

Ayn Rand

A Reference Point

It is a Quixotic quest to find trusted sources that remain unimpeachable.  Police officers and clergy perform laudable work on a daily basis yet such positive actions are regularly overshadowed by the controversies of the few repugnant members of these professions.  913 more words

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The Fountainhead

Ik weet haar naam niet meer, maar het was een beetje zonderlinge huisgenoot in het eerste studentenhuis waar ik woonde: Hoge Woerd 129A om precies te zijn. 515 more words

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