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A thoroughly disgusting piece of writing. The reader is instantly drawn in. Rand is an extremist and a society based around the morals and ethics of The Fountainhead would collapse under manantiap weight of it’s own ego, though the collapse would be glorious and we’d all go out with our heads held high. Ranf Oliver on “How is Ayn Rand still a thing? My hero was Roark and his rugged individualism and integrity.

In her desire to clarify her philosophy in a work of fiction, Ms. I would picture Roark’s red hair, which would burn and burn under the sun Is charity abominable and altruism self-defeating? Read the book; make up your own mind! You ache to me more like her characters that embody her philosophy, even though they’re miserable pricks in a lot of ways. She also married a bit-part actor called Frank O’Connor because he was ‘beautiful’ – and because her original visitor’s visa had run out.

To borrow the late Nora Ephron’s telling phrase, Dominique even marries Roark’s professional rival, the decorative but mediocre Peter Keating, “just to tick him off. I like books that make me think and reconsider my assumptions, whether Any maintain or reject them after that. I was taught in the ways of strength. Her objectivism and philosophical diatribes about the heroic American individualist brought me back to college days and the philosophy of Nietzsche, so adored by Hitler, on the “exceptional Of this epic paean of meta-fiction on the fount of American genius so many captains of industry, former chairmen of the Fed GreenspanSupreme Court judges, past Presidents, bankers and narcissistic members of Congress perpetually and ardently sing unbounded praise of Ayn Rand, which leads me only to shrug.


And oh yes, is it ever corny. On arrival at Ellis Island, she changed into Ayn after a name of some Finnish author, probably “Aino” Rand which she said was an abbreviation of her Russian surname. I read this when I was about 17 and thought it was a load of shit even then. View all 7 comments.

Contrary to what I’d heard, this book is well-written. Her acknowledgement of the way so many are afraid of other people’s success What an manangial world she is revering in this story. I am glad I did not read Rand when I was a teenager and not yet a Christian, as I’m afraid her Objectivism might have taken a cultish hold of me; she has a way of speaking to and perhaps luring?

The questions in this book are so intriguing, but I won’t say that I know what the answers are, or why people hate it.

El Manantial

The great aspiration of the human spirit toward the highest, the noblest, the best. As the article puts it: Petrified, aayn dry writing as though someone taught a crab to type, over written, preachy, boring, self important story that never tries to hide the fact that it is not more than a joyless sermon.

John Galt’s Speech, however, is a massive didactic and at times condescending speech that as a reader is a major undertaking in a book as involved as Atlas Shrugged.

Who wouldn’t want to identify with a fantastically talented and epically misunderstood architect. Sure Roark has impeccable aesthetic taste, but if it isn’t in service to bettering your life or your fellow man’s preferably boththen it’s just an exercise in solipsistic torture.

This book is probably dangerous for naive minds and too naive for adult minds. Open Preview See a Problem? Seriously, he is a Gary Stu, like all Randian heroes are.

Of course there are more nuances manantkal that, but that is the basic essence. And somehow she accepted that he knew this all along because of some sweaty flirting.


El Manantial by Ayn Rand (4 star ratings)

I was always going crazy maantial, “why this book? Through his crusade to create an architecture independent from the traditions imposed by the establishment, Roark becomes the embodiment of freedom and integrity. The characters were powerful and intriguing, though a little predictable and 2-dimensional.

I think it can relate to people who are like Roark, people who keep a challenge alive. Just like in the case of her denunciation of homosexuality: If the story is not entertaining, don’t read it.

I understand that her worldview emerges confidently from the crucible of her personal experience that she defends so breathlessly over pages. This book is commonly accepted as wonderful, but I honestly need to call this an overrated novel.

Her first real success was The Fountainhead rejected by more than ten publishers before publication in There are four parts to this book. What did I like about this book to give it four stars?

‘El manantial’, de Ayn Rand, o el eslogan de la novela liberal

View all 4 comments. This work serves as a fantastic introduction to Rand’s inane philosophy – Objectivism more about this in bit. There are only two responses I ever get. One thing that Ayn Rand really impresses me with is that while she gets a kick out of creating and describing and telling the story of the perfect man, she incorporates some of the strongest women I have ever read in literature.

El Manantial by Ayn Rand (1 star ratings)

She lived his life. Now to the philosophy behind this work. Atlas Shrugged is really her story, her failing quest mananfial save a world that doesn’t understand its own danger from a destroyer.

Ayn Rand can be a total dick sometimes, but give her a try.