Monday, November 06, 2006

Ayn Rand is an asshat

I've read The Fountainhead and Atlas Shrugged and now I've just finished watching The Fountainhead. Even if you make alowances for the dramatic style of the times, this is probably one of the most painful movies I've ever seen. Why must such interesting ideas have such a horrible champion? Rand's writing and characters are melodramatic and self important. Her conception of humanity is too simplistic. Yes, I believe in the virtue of selfishness, but her statement of the concept is flawed. I'm just ranting. Please ignore me.

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