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Ayn Rand was a name that appeared regularly on paperback books I noted but had no time to read as a college student. I would occasionally pick one up, attracted by the odd spelling of the first name, the provocative title, the lurid design; but I learned little more from my quick scans than the fact that she advocated radical economic self-interest and was the creator of a ...more
Hardcover, 168 pages
Published June 1st 1987 by Twayne Publishers
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There is a saying in our house: a person is always fighting the last battle. At home it usually means that a person is trying to please the new girlfriend by doing the things that the old girlfriend wanted, even though the new girlfriend wants different things. Or it can mean thinking that the "liberation" of Iraq is going to turn out just like the liberation of Europe in WWII. It means being stuck in the patterns of the past. When Ayn Rand was a girl in Russia, the Russian Revolution occurred. ...more