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Ayn Rand Philosophy

Abortion Rights Are Pro-life

Leonard Peikoff | Posted 03.25.2013 | Politics
Leonard Peikoff

Tragically, the lives of the parents are completely ignored by the anti-abortionists. Yet that is the essential issue. In any conflict it's the actual, living persons who count, not the mere potential of the embryo.

Why Do Philosophers Ignore Ayn Rand?

Quora | Posted 12.20.2012 | Women

This question originally appeared on Quora. By John David Ward, Teacher Because Ayn Rand was not a philosopher.When people talk about Rand's "phil...

Ryan, Rand and 'Altruism'

Michael Brenner | Posted 10.27.2012 | Politics
Michael Brenner

Today, especially in the United States, a new class of ambitious strivers are making their mark by destruction -- not by creation. It is an alliance of the powerful and power hungry, the insecure comforted by fanciful nostrums, and the opportunists.

A Simple Maxim

Richard Abrons | Posted 10.16.2012 | Politics
Richard Abrons

I propose a simple maxim: Do not further the career of any man or women who is in any way influenced by Ayn Rand. It will spare us Paul Ryan, who made his interns read Atlas Shrugged.

Budget Battle Pits Atheist Ayn Rand vs. Jesus

Posted 08.02.2011 | Religion

By Daniel Burke Religion News Service WASHINGTON (RNS) The atheist philosopher and novelist Ayn Rand published more than a dozen books before she die...

Paul Ryan And Ayn Rand: An Unholy Alliance

Rev. Jennifer Butler | Posted 07.20.2011 | Religion
Rev. Jennifer Butler

Rep. Ryan said that the Republican budget is consistent with Catholic social teaching, but his plan reflects the philosophy of Ayn Rand more.

Remembering Ayn Rand

Steve Mariotti | Posted 06.21.2011 | Books
Steve Mariotti

I met with Ayn Rand three times in the 1980s before she passed away. While I will forever reject her philosophy, I fully appreciate her influence on our world today. She was an uncannily prescient woman.

With Release of Atlas Shrugged Movie, a Rise in Rand Rants on Reason

John Wellington Ennis | Posted 06.12.2011 | Books
John Wellington Ennis

The idea that sides must be chosen in advance of the release of the film Atlas Shrugged feels a little frivolous. With the look of a TV movie, I doubt that the "leftists" will be out in force telling Rand fans how bad this movie it is.